Discipleship

New Testament History for Global Missions

There is confusion around “mission of god” or “missio dei” and the concept of being on “mission from God” or “with God” in this world. Really, until the 1900’s missions and mission meant the same thing. People simply went out seeking to reach all that would listen with regard to the gospel of Christ. In…

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Motive for Global Missions

As a new follower of I remember having a distinct conversation with God. The conversation sounded something like this “God, I will go anywhere as long as you don’t send me overseas to do any work, especially in Africa… amen.” That conversation stemmed from a place of ignorance, fear, insecurity and obligation. I don’t believe…

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Never Alone

I remember his face looked hardened. Cold at times. Mean. Every time I asked my dad what was wrong with him, my dad looked at me like I was crazy. He said, your uncle Jimmy is a very nice man. I remember saying “I don’t think so dad”! My dad’s warm laugh always made me…

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5 Capitals | Investing What You Have

We first see this in Mark 1:9-15 and in Mark 1:29-34 Mark 1:9-15 (NIV) 9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. 11 And a voice…

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Kairos Circle | Continuous Spiritual Breakthrough

Learning Circle | Kairos Circle | Mark 1:14-15 | Hearing From God See attachement ==>> Kairos Moment – Circle – Mark 1.15   One of the key things Jesus came to do is help us experience breakthrough in our lives. He came to bring us close to God so that we can know God and…

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Spiritual Family | Developing a Family on Mission

Spiritual Family (Notes I took at a 3DM Learning Community with Bob Rognlien) John 1:35-42 (NIV) 35 The next day John was there again with two of his disciples. 36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, “Look, the Lamb of God!” 37 When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus. 38 Turning around, Jesus saw them following…

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