Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

I believe the future of the church is a rooted one; one that submerges itself in community, in neighborhoods, and in focused faithfulness. The recovery of a rooted church will collide with real leaders, trained in real “success” strategies that have formed real personal images of being significant. Everything about rootedness will collide with our …

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Secularists have not succeeded in wrecking divine things; but Secularists have succeeded in wrecking secular things.—Chesterton — Fresh Expressions US (@FExpressionsUS) November 22, 2014   ******   "What if we reexamined our assumptions of who should have power in our nation, in our cities, and in the church?" http://t.co/b43YIfiiIr — Rachel Held Evans (@rachelheldevans) November …

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https://twitter.com/CSCleve/status/531269791068086272 ****** https://twitter.com/lensweet/status/531231893728292865 ******* https://twitter.com/mrajswoboda/status/531210056692686848 ****** https://twitter.com/missioalliance/status/531179015181443072 ****** https://twitter.com/missioalliance/status/531170209038888961 ******* https://twitter.com/geoffholsclaw/status/531141135994200065 ******* https://twitter.com/ryanmiller78/status/531137051606130688 ******* https://twitter.com/Pontifex/status/531025372884635649 ******* https://twitter.com/thequote/status/531018405101719552 ****** "How will you interpret your actions with words to help people want to join Jesus' kingdom?" @missioalliance #JamesChambers — Jerrica J. Profit (@Jerrica_Profit) November 8, 2014 ******* https://twitter.com/elijahdavid613/status/530898154464759808 ****** https://twitter.com/DerekVreeland/status/530897541127475201 ****** While we believe in Jesus as …

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"We don't do people any favors by protecting them from the adventure of a missional journey." @michaelfrost6 & @alanhirsch #discipleship — Discipleship Lab (@DiscipleshipLab) October 31, 2014 ****** "Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all.” ― Toni Morrison, Beloved — Rachel Held Evans (@rachelheldevans) October 31, 2014 ******* “This Halloween, give …

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******* Lift up Christ when asked. Live Christ so people ask. — Leonard Sweet (@lensweet) October 13, 2014 ******* Scripture makes no differentiation btwn sacred & secular in activities. Caring 4 children & manual labor is as important as prayer & study. — Derek Arnold (@derekonmission) October 13, 2014 ****** Missional can simply be a …

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Dan White it one of the most “re-tweetable” missional practitioners out there. And now he has a list of his top 12 books on cultivating community. I look at this list and think it would be great to read one of these a month…if I could convince myself to get that much reading done. But …

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All eyes on Apple–new products. Fine & Good. As long as our enjoyment of things & new technologies doesn't eclipse our enjoying of people — Leonard Sweet (@lensweet) September 7, 2014 ****** "What happens when the church you love is broken down in the fast lane of a changing culture?" @lensweet in So Beautiful — …

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We want peace in the world, but we believers are at war w/ one another. Jesus convert us from sons/daughters of thunder to loving disciples. — Marlena Graves (@MarlenaGraves) August 29, 2014 ********* D.C. adds a social worker to library system to work with homeless patrons http://t.co/xKSKdjiG2B via @washingtonpost — Love Wins Ministries (@lovewins) August …

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I stopped watching IceBucketChallenge videos long enough to head on over to Twitter. Enjoy the tweets. "The gospel doesn’t keep us from failing, but instead transforms it into deeper meaning and a more hopeful purpose." (@jr_briggs) — A.J. Swoboda (@mrajswoboda) August 22, 2014 ************ Sometimes we promise people life after death when theyre wondering if …

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