Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

“Contextualization is not giving people what they want, but rather giving them God’s answers which they may not want to the questions they are asking and in forms they can comprehend.” — Tim Keller

September 10, 2015

******* 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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Reading the Bible doesn't equate living the Bible. Seek to embody—not simply be informed by—the sacred story. — A.J. Swoboda (@mrajswoboda) June 11, 2014 ****** To deny that God pours grace into us though the physical, like bread and cup and font, is a move toward Gnosticism. #sacraments #incarnation — Worship Crafting (@worshipcrafting) June 12, …

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It’s members love and talk positively about the city/neighborhood. They speak in language that is not filled with pious tribal or technical terms and phrases, nor disdainful and embattled language. In their Bible study they apply the gospel to the core concerns and stories of the people of the culture. They are obviously interested in …

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If your theology doesn't make you love people more, it's wrong. — Tullian Tchividjian (@PastorTullian) March 7, 2014 ******** Discipleship that doesn't teach how to dwell in the neighborhood is all in the head not present on the pavement. — Dan White Jr. (@danwhitejr) March 7, 2014 ******** "Coincidences are spiritual puns." G. K. Chesterton …

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I like to say that Christians are PACK ANIMALS. In other words, there’s no such thing as an individual Christian. We find fullness in community. We find Christ in community as well. The following from Tim Keller’s book, Center Church, gets at the reasons why: In Tim Keller’s book, Center Church, He writes the following: …

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