Fighting According to God's Rules of Engagement.

“The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. And we will be ready to […]

14 Aspects of Jesus' Mission… and yours.

To become fixated on one aspect of mission, might be healthy in a robust community where each one plays his or her part. But, it is more likely that each individual should be flexible enough in the Spirit to know when, where, and how to operate in conjunction with God’s mission in the moment. Jesus’ […]

Am I Imposing My Giftings, Emphasis, Context, and Mission On You?

A friend recently asked me if it was possible that I was imposing my emphasis in God’s mission on others. It’s a hard-hitting question that, I admit, has caused me to think. Am I suffering from “My” myopia? Am I, in a sense, one of those who is placing heavy and unnecessary burdens on people? […]

Vertical Missional Myopia

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world,in the things that have been made. Romans 1:20 Often, this scripture is used in an accusative way for the unbeliever who is not seeing what God reveals to them through nature or “the […]

Missional Size Matters

In a recent article by Neil Cole, he states “ten smaller churches of 100 people will accomplish much more than one church of 1000.”   He also quotes Christian Schwarz , who says: “The growth rate of churches decreased with increasing size. This fact in and of itself came as no great surprise, because in large […]

God's Mission & Yours, One Sentence

On my twitter account @Missionaries, I asked the question:  “What is God’s Mission, and what is yours in relation to His?”  I did this by way of private message after they had followed me.  I got hundreds of replies.  Mind you, that whomever responded, they had only 140 characters to answer the question.  The answers revealed […]