5 Steps for Disciple Multiplication – Part 1 of 2

By Dave Ferguson and Warren Bird A simple tool for apprenticing followers of Christ who can apprentice others. I wonder if out of reverence for Jesus being divine, we sometimes dismiss his disciple-making practices and think, Well, that’s because it’s Jesus; he’s God. Of course he’s the best people-developer in the universe. So we admire how... Continue Reading →

Beauty in Diversity

By Freya Galindo Guevara There is a type of joke that starts more or less like this: “There was a Chinese guy, an American, a Mexican and a Spaniard…“  The point of these jokes is to exaggerate the differences between different nationalities and exploit the impressions and clichés associated with the people from those countries.... Continue Reading →

Towards Missional Effectiveness: The Mark of Missional Community – Part 4 of 7

By Ed Stetzer Community is the vehicle of God's mission.  In this blog series, we are looking at the topic missional effectiveness. Once again, missional effectiveness is embracing the totality of the missio Dei—including its message, movement, and marks—and enacting it in the life of a local church. So far, I have covered the message... Continue Reading →

Break My Heart, Lord

I received the following reflection from Rev. Howie Shute. Howie and his wife Bev served for many years in the Horn of Africa as missionaries with the Church of the Nazarene and were part of a truly amazing movement of God in those countries. Currently they serve as pastors of the Victory Hills Church of... Continue Reading →

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