Questions to Help You Move Forward in Mission

Questions to Help You Move Forward in Mission

Every community and common mission is unique. The cookie cutter doesn’t exist and there’s no sense in trying. However, the main questions are always the same, even when the answers are numerous. The best place to start with your mission isn’t activity but listening. Listen to the people you are sent to and reflect on how their lives might intersect the gospel and community.

Praying "Thy Will Be Done" In a Chaotic World

Praying "Thy Will Be Done" In a Chaotic World

You don’t have to read the papers, watch the news, or scroll through social media to know this pervasive truth: the world is not as it should be. Society is not right. Culture is corrupt. Institutions are failing. The market is not moral. Humans, in our sin, are destroying the earth as fast as we can, only to be outdone by the destroying of one-another.

Growing in Our Love For Christ Together

Growing in Our Love For Christ Together

Missional communities exist to grow in love for God.Missional communities are groups of people that learn to follow Jesus. These communities consist of  disciples, meaning people are being renewed by the gospel through  abiding in Christ. Missional communities are environments to pursue knowing God and the power of his resurrection with others and for others.

DNA Guide: Ephesians 1:15-23

DNA Guide: Ephesians 1:15-23

In Ephesians 1:15-23, Paul continues his exhortation and blessing to the people of the church in Ephesus. But now, he’s talking about why he prays and how he prays for this church. Hint: it’s in light of power of Christ. The fact that Jesus was raised to life and seated at the right hand of God, is his motivation for everything. This is also one of those passages where you find the greek word, soma, or body.

DNA Guide: Ephesians 1:1-14

DNA Guide: Ephesians 1:1-14

The opening lines of Ephesians bring us into a pre-existing relationship between the Apostle Paul and the church he helped start. Furthermore, it begins with a poem about the glory and majesty of God the Father and his remarkable work in Jesus. Later in this letter Paul describes this grace as a mystery for himself but also for every believer. And it is just that. It’s a profound and beautiful mystery of God’s incredible grace to bless us and adopt us into his family.