"I have created more para-churches than anyone else probably alive. But I'm asking God to forgive me for being so blind for so long." - Dr. Perkins
"You dont have to be a pastor or an elder to lead a missional community, preach the word, lead people to Christ, or baptize them."
"We need to adopt a posture of listening to the neighborhood, or community, or city to which we have been sent. And it is one of the least practiced skills."
"If you're not suffering you shouldn't be at peace." - Francis Chan
Here's how I know you're not really on mission... You're not walking in the rhythms of the life of the people who are there. If you only see them once in a while you're not on mission with them.
"I'm convinced many people in our churches are simply missing the life of Christ. And a lot of it has to do with what we've sold them as the gospel."
"The God of the Universe comes and dwells in obscurity for 30 years, and He's not noticed. Are we willing to not be noticed?"
According to Alan Hirsch, danger is good for us. Find out why in this short video clip from the Verge Conference.
Every culture, every neighborhood, every pocket of people has its own celebrations - your job as a Christian is to engage in the celebration with those people.
We have an extremely individualistic view of evangelism and discipleship - we see people as an isolated individual. This leads to impotent forms of evangelism and discipleship.
Sometimes the path God takes us on to arrive at sweet fellowship with Jesus is not what we expected. Find out why in this short video by Francis Chan.
Jeff Vanderstelt and Caesar Kalinowski give some helpful tips when it comes to discipling people to follow and obey Jesus.
Don't ignore it... There is something different about you
This is a portion of the Radical sermon series which is the basis for Radical the book and Radical the Bible study. Don't miss David Platt at Verge 2012 - http://verge2012.org
Jeff Vanderstelt and Caesar Kalinowski tackle this tough question in this clip from the Verge Conference.
What many times surprises us, the Bible says should come as no surprise at all. Francis Chan explains why in this short clip from the Verge Conference.
As leaders, we change as we grow, but we also change in bad ways as well. Francis Chan talks about how he began to rethink his own leadership in light of greater expectations as a leader.
What does incarnational mission look like? Hugh Halter explains in this clip from Verge.
What produces the life of the church? What makes us grow, and in turn, causes the church to grow? Find out in this short video clip by Neil Cole.
Catalytic leaders create a culture of forward movement. Learn how to lead forward from Dave Ferguson in this short video clip from Verge.