Here are a few of our favorite books that we at Verge can recommend, and would love for you to pick up one (or all of them!) and be inspired, challenged, and deepened in your walk with Jesus.
If you’re living on mission you will invariably need to counsel others or be counseled yourself. Shanda Anderson helps us take a deeper look at what that looks like in real life.
Our cities are the gathering place of culture, human capital, and change. If we want to see every nook, cranny, and neighborhood filled with life and restoration, we need to fill our cities with missional communities. Here's why.
They may look like they're on the fringe, people you may overlook or count as out. But the reality is that these people are the future leaders of movements... movements of forgiveness and acceptance.
The goal is to see the gospel and mission lived out in the flow of life. Here are practical ways how.
Whether or not your children get their “must-haves,” there are a few gifts that won’t show up on their lists that are perhaps the most important.
This Thanksgiving remember that an empty heart will only go so long before finding something to fill it.
A missional community (MC) can be defined as a family of missionary servants who are sent to make disciples who make disciples. When trying to understand what a MC is, it may be best described as people livin... More...
Propaganda discusses why discipleship and disciple making is so important.
For most of us a quick image describing what we desire to say is very powerful. Here's a collection of simple images for discipleship and mission called "Napkin Theology".
Ceasar Kalinowski discusses proactive and reactive missions in communities.
Caesar Kalinowski discusses the best way to start missional communities and whether begin on neighborhood or network based.
With her missional community, Jordan uses her two days off each week to live on mission and serve the Capital Area Food Bank, because she knows that time is the Lord’s, not her own.
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.
In this short video clip, Jeff Vanderstelt and Caesar Kalinowski explain why a Missional Community is not primarily a Support Group.
3 Missional Communities from The Austin Stone talk about what it looks like to collectively live on mission in their context.
"How can we have rooms of people who claim to have the Holy Spirit of God Almighty inside their bodies. God Almighty inside of you? And your life looks just like everyone else? No wonder they're shutting down the churches." Francis Chan
In this short video clip, Jeff Vanderstelt and Caesar Kalinowski explain why a Missional Community is not primarily a Bible study.
In this short video clip, Jeff Vanderstelt and Caesar Kalinowski explain why a Missional Community is not primarily a weekly meeting.
In this 2 minute video clip, Jeff Vanderstelt and Caesar Kalinowski explain why a Missional Community is not primarily a Small Group.