Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

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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You want to invite someone into you the church? Invite them into your home first. http://t.co/mAq0NXoHHq — Fresh Expressions US (@FExpressionsUS) October 23, 2014 ****** "Our first form of witness is our life together." ~ Keas Keasler @keaskeasler #V3Intensive @V3_movement — Tim Catchim (@timcatchim) October 23, 2014 ******* When the church resists change, it is …

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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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"The public face of Christianity according to Acts was constituted by its practical life." Kavin Rowe — David Fitch (@fitchest) May 30, 2014 ******* “Our hearts of stone become hearts of flesh when we learn where the outcast weeps.” -Brennan Manning — Stephanie S. Smith (@stephindialogue) May 30, 2014 ******* "The fire of mission is …

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Re-imagine the church "as 'oikos' – an extended family on mission, where everyone contributes & everyone is supported." #fb — Edrin C. Williams (@edrinwilliams) April 8, 2014 ******** Chris Backert gets a shoutout from Travis by featuring his definition of @FExpressionsUS #BGAV pic.twitter.com/RUs37JiyFd — Virginia Baptists (@VaBaptists) April 8, 2014 ******** Seems to me that …

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Staying present in painful places expands your heart in ways that fleeing never will. — Dan White Jr. (@danwhitejr) April 4, 2014 ************* Staying present in painful places expands your heart in ways that fleeing never will. — Dan White Jr. (@danwhitejr) April 4, 2014 ************* [Jesus'] kingdom presupposes the liberation of people from other …

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The Kingdom of God is not abstract politicization it is localized formation. — Dan White Jr. (@danwhitejr) March 21, 2014 ****** Do not try to balance work, family and church. Bring all under one Lordship, submit all to the Kingdom, and discern priorities within that. — David Fitch (@fitchest) March 21, 2014 ****** There are …

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Gracious hospitality is a practice of intentionality bound up in authentic engagement w/others; its making room in your life for the other. — Fred Liggin IV (@Liggin) March 10, 2014 ****** One sided relationships are hardly relationships. — A.J. Swoboda (@mrajswoboda) March 10, 2014 ****** The coffee shop in my neighborhood that I spend a …

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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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