Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

It’s not that the gospel is unable to do the work of transformation nor that we are stocked with bad Christians. It’s that our mainstream gospel remains single-decision-centric not whole-life-discipleship-centric.

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July 12, 2015

On Thursday I’ll be attending an online learning event to hear from Brian Zahnd. Brian is pastor at Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, MO. I’ve been reading about him (no so much reading “him” for a while. His name has come up. And, when the learning event was offered through Ecclesia, I signed …

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On Thursday I’ll be attending an online learning event to hear from Brian Zahnd. Brian is pastor at Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, MO. I’ve been reading about him (no so much reading “him” for a while. His name has come up. And, when the learning event was offered through Ecclesia, I signed …

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TWEETABLE GOSPEL — That simplified understanding of the Gospel that is reduced to a saying of The Sinner’s Prayer. It avoids all the messiness of trying to live a life of faith in the world but can make us feel good about leading someone to Jesus. It’s an easily tweetable accomplishment for the one who …

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So, part of missional theology is a reaction to the traditional, evangelical soterian Gospel– where the Gospel is, primarily, a decision to follow Christ. To some in the missional theology movement it appears that the way we’ve been proclaiming the gospel is purely based on “personal salvation” and devoid of a connection to the Missio …

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