Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

Disciple-making is more about imitation than it is about information.

Jesus is more interested in what we do in practice than in what we absorb in the abstract. Which isn’t to say that Christian education is wrong, it’s just that’s not the end goal. The reason we study is in order that we might build our lives more firmly on the rock that is Jesus – by putting into practice what we hear him say.

So Jesus calls us to a lifestyle of discipleship, whereby we are constantly growing as Jesus-imitators.

This is the foundation for how the church is to grow, because mission, at its core essence, is about inviting people into a discipling relationship with Jesus.

(Via The Fellowship Community)

December 16, 2016

Rooted from Cairn Movement on Vimeo. I have been through “The Academy for Missional Wisdom” which attempts to be monastic, as well as missional. I confess that’s a part of the package that seemed to not really connect for me. However, I stumbled on the above video from the Cairn Movement from the Celtic lands …

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“Merely transferring spiritual information can inoculate us to on-the-ground practice. Practice is being formed and informed by the bumps, bruises and baptism of application… this is being a Jesus follower.”

via “Church as Movement”)

September 17, 2016