“Satan fell through force of gravity.” ~G.K. Chesterton My Dear Hognut, I’m certainly glad that our exchange has taken place via private electronic messages and not posted on an open forum. Your questions and line of reasoning, in your email response to me, were nothing short of stupid! It’s disgusting how much you need me … Read more The Reverend
“We must picture Hell as a state where everyone is perpetually concerned about his own dignity and advancement, where everyone has a grievance, and where everyone lives the deadly serious passions of envy, self-importance, and resentment. This, to begin with.” ~C.S. Lewis Dear Hognut, I can not tell you how elated I am that my … Read more Alarming Spiritual Trends
COUNTING MISSIONARIES – By Justin Long https://www.justinlong.org/ Jun 3, 2020 | Essays | 0 In the spring and fall, I frequently teach Lesson 9 of Perspectives. Whenever I do, one feature of the session that is often done, either at the beginning or at the middle break, is the ‘Worldview Demonstration’. Using coins and matchsticks (or some variant thereof), … Read more COUNTING MISSIONARIES
It wouldn’t be helpful to anyone involved to go into all the details of where the content of these posts originated and how they came to us. In rough sketch, they were intercepted on the dark web. If it wasn’t for a friend who works in cyber security, we probably would’ve never stumbled upon them. … Read more Deal in extremes
It wouldn’t be helpful to anyone involved to go into all the details of where the content of this post originated and how it came to us. In a rough sketch, it was intercepted on the dark web. If it wasn’t for a friend who works in cyber security, we probably would’ve never stumbled upon … Read more Our Father Loves Online Church
Guest post by Will Mancini For well over a decade I have been dreaming about a toolbox and training experience that would deliver something very special to any follower of Jesus. What is that something special? It’s the ability to really grasp the trajectory of one’s Ephesians 2:10 “good works”—what believers for centuries have called vocation or specific … Read more THE YOUNIQUE BOOK: MAKE 2020 YOUR YEAR FOR CRYSTAL-CLEAR PERSONAL CALLING
Disciple Making Movements – a History and a Definition (Part 2)
Disciple Making Movements – a History and a Definition
This is an interview with 3 movement catalyst in South Asia. It is helpful as you listen to have the pdf file to use as a script for the discussion. H&Fields_SA_w Script This link will take you to the audio file which is a bit rough at time but the quality won’t effect the impact … Read more Heart and Four Fields Re-imagined for DMM
I’ve always loved titles of classes of people. They make you proud, cause you to revolt and sometime just laugh. #perennial! Love this from Gina Pell. See notation below to find her work. Because age ain’t nothin’ but a number This content is appropriate for people of all ages. And that’s the point. The days … Read more Meet the Perennials!
Guest Post by David Broodryk Is DMM a passing fad? originally published: Monday, 19 September 2016 read more by David at http://davidbroodryk.org Several years ago, I participated in discussions that led to renaming the term “Church Planting Movements (CPM)” to “Disciple Making Movements (DMM).” This was an attempt to more accurately define these movements around … Read more Is Disciple-making Movement Strategy a Passing Fad?
This is via Bob Tiede firstname.lastname@example.org Guest Post by Chris Thyberg Peter Block in his amazing book, The Answer to How is Yes: Acting on What Matters, argues that “How?” questions, though critical, can often mask a defensive distraction that causes us to postpone – sometimes indefinitely – answering the prior and more important question: What is our Great … Read more Why the “How” questions needs to be altered?
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If what we’ve been taught about world geography is wrong (watch video below), could it be that all we’ve been taught about the Mission of God in this world wrong too? Did Jesus trust the qualified or release the willing? tell us to plant churches or make disciples? command us to teach all the commands … Read more Is all I’ve been taught, WRONG?
Reading the account of Acts seems to be a different world from the one I live in. People seem to be drawn to the message of the Cross without prejudice. Has the history of the church so perverted our culture that we now have to fight thru the crap to even get a hearing! Or … Read more What’s the difference?
But there was another huge eagle, with broad wings and thick plummage, and the vine actually bent its roots towards him and stretched its branches toward him, away from the bed where it was planted! It would have him to water it, though it was planted beside brimming streams in a rich soil to bear … Read more Ezekiel 17-18
Reading the Moffat Version of Bible is very fascinating. I am not a poetry kind of guy yet the poetry of lamentation is fascinating. I was reminded by 3:26 “It is good to wait in silence for the help of the Eternal, it is good to hear without a word the rebuke of the Eternal. … Read more Lamentations-Silence
Daniel 9:17 Act out of who you are, not out of who we are. Daniel’s plea to God! Maybe the very reason we don’t approach God with confidence. We come expecting Him to act out of who I am not who He is! My bashfulness before God may have to do more with my sense … Read more What if?
Someone deserves attribution for this but I have no idea of whom to blame. Somewhere in our (Moran family) past we started a tradition. It consisted of exchanging names with our kids and their significant others (started as boy friend and girl friends and now spouses). The assignment is to find a gift that represents … Read more Found Gifts