Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

"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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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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"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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When it comes to declaring the mind-blowing, system-shocking, paradigm-shattering Gospel of Grace, temperance is a terrible thing. — Tullian Tchividjian (@PastorTullian) May 23, 2014 ******** we cannot produce obedient followers of Jesus by using consumerist methods of evangelism. #disciplism http://t.co/eU6FfY6ajk — Alan Hirsch (@alanhirsch) May 22, 2014 ******** "A thunderstorm that is there to inspire …

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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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"If people do not like the doctrine of grace, give them all the more of it." C.H. Spurgeon — Tullian Tchividjian (@PastorTullian) May 9, 2014 ****** Let the neighborhood effect your theology. — Dan White Jr. (@danwhitejr) May 7, 2014 ****** "Most pastors serve in small churches. Most leadership advice comes from megachurch pastors – …

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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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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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