Category Archives: evangelism

How a simple blessing changed my future

Bless someone.  What does that mean?  We believe blessing others is part of what it means to live missionally is to Miriam-Webster’s online dictionary offers three definitions. to make holy by saying a special prayer. to ask God to care for and protect … Continue reading

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Missional Living Micro Post: Love Your…

Which of these did Jesus say? Love one another. Love your family. Love your friends. Love the stranger. Love the weak. Love the strong. Love the poor. Love the rich. Love your neighbor. Love your enemy. Love the people. Love your … Continue reading

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Ask It! The Haunting/Clarifying Discipleship Question

There’s a question than haunts me and drives me in ministry. “If all the Christians in the world were killed and none were left but those in your church, would they be equipped to start the Christian movement all over … Continue reading

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Why People Are Disillusioned with the Church AND Things To Do About It

Why are people disillusioned with the church?  There are too many reasons.  In a short video, Mark Vanderstelt (Soma Communities) shares insight from a couple in his fellowship that had become disillusioned with church.  I summarize the reasons he shared below and offer … Continue reading

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Improving the Neighborhood Food Drive

Last week (Thanksgiving week), the Fellowship of Believers completed our second food drive.   Our purposes are to serve our city and be a blessing in our neighborhoods. In terms of serving our city, we collected about twenty-five bags of food.  And … Continue reading

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Healthy Faith: 5 Reasons to Add Going Out to Discipleship

Yesterday, the Fellowship of Believers micro-church had a great time going Out and helping Open Doors put on a Fall Festival.  (Thanks Maria!)  Reflecting on it, one phrase came to mind: “This was good for the soul.”  That got me thinking: … Continue reading

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Missional Dog: Duncan’s Bus Stop Ministry

I like to take Duncan to the bus stop.  I call it, “Duncan’s bus stop ministry.”  He’s a missional dog.  Seriously. It started a few years ago when my kids were still in elementary school.  I’d walk with them to the … Continue reading

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One Idea on the Art of Neighboring

One of my mentors, Wayne Bauer, gave me a book a few weeks ago called The Art of Neighboring.    (You can learn more here.) I want to share one idea that made me think and reflect.   A group of pastors … Continue reading

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Huge Baby Steps

So, last week some of the people I am working with decided to do something on their own. This is very exciting.  You may not think it’s all that much after you read it.  You may think it’s a little thing.  If you … Continue reading

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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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