Once we have listened to God and our community, this moves us into the loving and serving stage of a fresh expression.
Jesus is a blended ecology, the life of heaven and mud-stuff. The church is his blended ecology, a colony of heaven, in, with, for, and among a sin-marred valley.
Worship is the central act of the people of God in response to his majestic and loving rule. It serves as a witness and invitation to the nations.
Futurefitting is about restructuring the local church to reflect the diverse singularity of the triune God for the purpose of local mission.
The church is called to profusely and generatively cast the seeds of God’s love into the world.
We are to pray and work for the coming of the kingdom here and now, in every nook and niche of creation.
Talking to a secular about life, then about limitations, then about various spiritualities, all the while letting them be the ones to shift the conversation, is a very rewarding part of the dinner church experience.
In launching His ministry with a quote from Isaiah, Jesus was, in essence, giving a mission statement. It is also a perfect model for holistic mission.
In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Scott Camp challenges the church not to leave out this essential message when presenting the good news of Jesus in the 21st century.
In this Seven Minute Seminary, Adonis Abelard O. Gorospe offers several angles to consider when reflecting on global Christianity and missionary efforts in Asia.