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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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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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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******* 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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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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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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"Poverty is the inner disposition that allows us to take away our defenses and convert our enemies into friends." ~ Henri Nouwen. — Marlena Graves (@MarlenaGraves) May 29, 2014 ******** The truth is that we all fail. The greater truth: No single failure ever defines us. Learn. Grow wiser. Remember,God's not yet done with us. …

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Sometimes I get the idea that evangelicals and Mainliners are rooting for one another's demise. That can't be healthy. — Rachel Held Evans (@rachelheldevans) May 15, 2014 ******** Sure we can write worship songs that rival what's on radio but there's no substitute for worship as incarnation in a neighborhood. — Dan White Jr. (@danwhitejr) …

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Karl Barth wrote this when the world was in great disorder, so he should know. pic.twitter.com/Dm1UPNuHsn — Michael Frost (@michaelfrost6) April 14, 2014 ******** If United States was ever seriously converted to Jesus as Lord, its consumerist economic edifice would collapse as one massive illusion.Yes? — David Fitch (@fitchest) April 25, 2014 ******** The Missional-Incarnational …

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