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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******* 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 heart of the Christian faith is good news–not good behavior, good technique, or good advice. — Tullian Tchividjian (@PastorTullian) September 5, 2014 ****** Is the Simplest form of Church just a Dinner Table? Do we need more? http://t.co/rWmbkTusD8 via @feedly #dreamumc #umclead #wcn #umc — Rev. Jeremy Smith (@umjeremy) September 4, 2014 ****** The …

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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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I stopped watching IceBucketChallenge videos long enough to head on over to Twitter. Enjoy the tweets. "The gospel doesn’t keep us from failing, but instead transforms it into deeper meaning and a more hopeful purpose." (@jr_briggs) — A.J. Swoboda (@mrajswoboda) August 22, 2014 ************ Sometimes we promise people life after death when theyre wondering if …

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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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