Category Archives: Contact Work

The Absolute Best Place and Time to Connect with Un-Churched Kids

“As the Father is sending me, so I am sending you…”  – Jesus (John 20:21) This is not going to be a subtle, clever, insightful post.  Really, I’m just going to state the obvious.  The best place to connect with … Continue reading

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The first thing to understand about our MCs

As a church, we center our ministries on  discipleship and mission in community.  Most churches center on worship.  We worship together monthly response to what God is doing around us, in us, and through us. Mike Breen and the talented … Continue reading

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To Live a Questionable Life

Francis of Assisi is often quoted as saying, “Preach the Gospel at all times.  Use words only when necessary.”   He didn’t actually put it that way, but according to his biographers, he probably would have agreed.  Francis lived the … Continue reading

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Evangelism That Is Not Awkward: Finding the Person of Peace

What if evangelism was a lot more like making a friend? But I have to confess, evangelism was not my thing and I felt guilty about it.  In college, some friends invited me to go out with them to do … Continue reading

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Answered Prayers in Contact Work

Not long ago, I wrote a short prayer about how prayer helps with contact work.   Carleene and Heather starting praying for me as I go to the Rec Center weight room (to exercise), to Starbucks (to work) and to the … Continue reading

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Getting Missional. Going “Out”

So, we’re getting ready to go “out” to support Young Life. Last night, the Cimarrone Missional Community gathered.   We ate. We worshiped.  I taught briefly on our Kingdom responsibilities as God’s children.  Then Valerie Frank and Pat Thomas told … Continue reading

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