Missional Spirituality (Review)

Missional is a buzzword in the North American Church.  It’s a buzzword with a lot of ambiguity.  What does it mean to be missional?  What is a missional church?  What is a missional follower of Jesus?  These are all questions that church leaders are asking.  And there are many resources that are trying to provideContinue reading “Missional Spirituality (Review)”

Thoughts On Vision Prayer

Thanks to everyone who came out to vision prayer last night.  Such an encouraging time of community prayer and worship. Events like vision prayer are where the church gets to be the Family of Christ.  Sunday gatherings are designed for guest.  It’s like inviting the neighbors over for the party.  Vision Prayer is where weContinue reading “Thoughts On Vision Prayer”

Calibrate NW session 6 – Rich Stearns

CEO of World Vision Author of The Whole In Our Gospel We’ve drifted away from being fishers of men to being keepers of the aquarium – Paul Harvey It may nite be our fault that 24,000 children die every day, but it is our moral responsibility to do something about it. We are God’s planContinue reading “Calibrate NW session 6 – Rich Stearns”

Francis Chan Calibrate NW 2010

More and more people are taking the Bible seriously and not relying on tradition. The problem is that we were not sticking close enough to the Bible. When we look to scripture we see that God is calling us to be united like a family Once we were not a people, now we are! GodContinue reading “Francis Chan Calibrate NW 2010”

Calibrate NW session 4 – Alan Hirsch

Look for an Alan Hirsch Calibrate Video How do we retain a movement that resonates with who Jesus is? Renewal – recover the apostolic movements ReJesus: we have to rediscover the role of Jesus and the phenomenon of Jesus. Christology lies at the heart of the renewal of the church. When we veer we haveContinue reading “Calibrate NW session 4 – Alan Hirsch”

Calibrate NW session 2 w/ Carlos Whitaker

Twitter.com/loswhit hey people follow him.  One Sunday in a Gym, next Sunday in a $53 million dollar facility.           That would be jarring If why is our last question for what the church is up to, that messes things up. If why is first that changes the game entirely Called to disturbContinue reading “Calibrate NW session 2 w/ Carlos Whitaker”

Francis Chan Calibrate NW 2010

More and more people are taking the Bible seriously and not relying on tradition.   The problem is that we were not sticking close enough to the Bible. When we look to scripture we see that God is calling us to be united like a family Once we were not a people, now we are!Continue reading “Francis Chan Calibrate NW 2010”

The Church Is Mission

On December 28th, I will have the priveledge of preaching at Creekside.  I’ve been tending to preach this last weekend of the year for the past couple of years, so I try to look forward to the next year.  Last Year, I talked about how the Church is a community that is called to Exile. Continue reading “The Church Is Mission”