Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

Originally posted at http://www.jimdoepken.com. I’m serious with the title of this post. What is it about our church buildings that makes us want to keep kids out of them? And, no, I probably don’t mean ALL kids. Our own kids are fine. The children of our friends are fine. Well-behaved, well-dressed, well-groomed, and well-mannered children …

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Last Friday night we had the our First Friday Art Walk of the Summer here in Seward, Alaska. It’s a time (each first Friday) for downtown shops to host artists and welcome visitors to check out the works, meet artists, and have refreshments. It’s a wonderful community activity. This Friday our church participated. But we didn’t …

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While I’m a big believer in having kids be totally involved in the life of the church, worshipping and serving alongside adults, I hear a lot about persons expecting the kids to be elsewhere so the adults can behave like grownups for a while. I found John Murchison’s words over at The Verge Network to …

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