Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

The following was posted by Shane Claiborne on Facebook. I can’t help but this tells us a lot of what it means to live missionally: Today folks around the world celebrated Mother Teresa, as she was officially recognized as a saint. I will never forget her feet. I noticed them when I worked in Calcutta …

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FROM VERGE DISCIPLEMAKING BLUEPRINT COURSE

The central thrust of the incarnation was that by becoming one of us, God was able to achieve redemption for the human race and radical identification with all that it means to be human. If God’s way of reaching his world was to incarnate himself in Jesus Christ then our way of reaching the world (i.e. disciplemaking) should likewise be incarnational. We need to exercise a genuine identification with those we are trying to reach so that they may come to know God through Jesus. The following framework is an example of how Jesus relates to us through the incarnation and how we can relate incarnationally to others.

August 16, 2016

I’ve quoted from Jeff Vanderstelt many times on this site. He’s the leader of the Soma Family of Churches and has some great missional thought. One of the concepts I didn’t know about until now is that of “Saturation.” He even has a site called, http://www.saturatetheworld.com. But what saturation is is a different way of …

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I have recently taken on a new role that will have me looking at church plants a little more closely than I’ve needed to in the past. I’ve always thought my passion was church revitalization (along missional lines). This will be new. Therefore, it’s good to be aware that there are various schools of church …

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