"When it comes to talking about making disciples, it's not about individual followers of Jesus, on their own, lone rangers making disciples. It's about being apart of a body and together making disciples." David Platt
In the bid for excellence and in the process of building well-run and professional organisations, I wonder if something has been missed.
"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."
Part 3 - Here are 10 simple ways that you can engage your community and city with gospel intentionality.
Want to know how to have real community? In this 2 minute video clip from the Verge Conference, Francis Chan begins to answer the question that so many of us are asking - how can we have real community? The answer that Francis gives might surprise you.
Dr. Eric Mason walks through Titus, chapter 3, helping us to see the gospel as the means by which cities and communities are changed. Leadership, discipleship, and mission are crucial elements to a healthy church seeking to redeem their city.
Jonathan Dodson returns in an interview with Stew, on the topic of Risk & Adventure in the Christian life. Jonathan sheds some light on the dangers of the gospel and some practical next steps for believers to begin engaging the world around them.
-7 Questions Series- Question 4: How do you transition your small group to missional community? Dave Ferguson explains how his church took on the daunting task of changing more than the name of their groups.
In this main session talk from Verge 2010, Hugh Halter talks about creating incarnational community.
"In order to lead our people to see all of life as ministry and mission we must equip them to live out the gospel in everyday activities â€“ rhythms. We have found some transferable patterns or rhythms of life that should be lived out in light of the Gospel and our gospel identity." Jeff Vanderstelt talks about Gospel Rhythms in this main session talk from Verge 2010.