Category Archives: Missional

Evangelism: Doing Justice and Preaching Grace (Book Review)

I’ve mentioned before on this blog the inter-church project that I’m working to build in my local community.  We call it the Warrenton Gospel Partnership.  It’s still in its infancy phase as we’re actively seeking to expand membership to a … Continue reading

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Ministries of Mercy (Book Review)

Two years ago a local minister and I began praying about how to bring the gospel and mercy ministry to our town and county.  We sensed a deep desire for churches to walk in unity and felt led by God … Continue reading

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Generous Justice (Book Review)

Christians with a social conscience.  The idea wasn’t supposed to be so controversial.  But it seems whenever you combine the notions of justice with the gospel, the antennae go up for critics of the social gospel.  Now don’t get me … Continue reading

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The Heart of Evangelism (Book Review)

Evangelism.  Just dropping the word in polite conversation elicits groans.  Why?  Because for so many—the evangelist and the evangelized—it feels so unpleasant. Like a sales pitch.  “Do you have a happy life?  Do you have a sense that all is … Continue reading

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Churches Partnering Together (Book Review)

What would it look like for churches partnering together for the gospel?  With God’s blessing and power at work, the sky is the limit.  Most Christians have thought at one point, “What a great idea!  I wonder if our church … Continue reading

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Reformed Means Missional (Book Review)

Avant garde Christians and emerging-types have never had exclusive rights to the missional idea. Being a “missional” Christian or a “missional” church is not fundamentally about cultural relevance, rethinking church, renaming traditional Christian terminology, or spiky hair with cool glasses. … Continue reading

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