Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

“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

The one who searches for a sense of community yet has no time or energy for pain and sacrifice will search for a long time. — A.J. Swoboda (@mrajswoboda) October 10, 2014 ****** Inmate last week: “I’m not a Christian, but I’m curious.” Inmate today: “You’re the strangest preacher I’ve ever met. Now I’m more …

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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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Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. (Benjamin Franklin) — A.J. Swoboda (@mrajswoboda) September 17, 2014 ****** Church is where we workshop our love with like-minded friends, always learning & refining, so together we can love the world like Jesus. — Bruxy Cavey (@Bruxy) September …

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The heart of the Christian faith is good news–not good behavior, good technique, or good advice. — Tullian Tchividjian (@PastorTullian) September 5, 2014 ****** Is the Simplest form of Church just a Dinner Table? Do we need more? http://t.co/rWmbkTusD8 via @feedly #dreamumc #umclead #wcn #umc — Rev. Jeremy Smith (@umjeremy) September 4, 2014 ****** The …

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Often it is easier to care for those across the world than to care for those across the street. – Lilian Calles Barger — Dan White Jr. (@danwhitejr) February 21, 2014 ****** N.T. Wright – “Justice is what love looks like, when you are facing the problems your neighbor is dealing with” #justice2014 — Jenny …

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When you get your “Who am I?” question right, all the “What should I do? questions tend to take care of themselves. — Richard Rohr, OFM (@RichardRohrOFM) February 15, 2014 ****** Cultivate love, goodness, and beauty where you are, that is the work of God. — Marlena Graves (@MarlenaGraves) February 16, 2014 ****** Many want …

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