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The Development of the Sending Church

June 22, 2011

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When the people of God recognize that they are the community of God, the church of God carries out the mission of God. The church on mission is a sending church and today I wrap up my series on the sending church.  But first, four questions: How is your oneness as a church expressed? Is […]

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Missional Church Planting or Misguided? – Describing the Sending Church (Part 2)

May 31, 2011

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-Continued from Part 1 “God spoke to me through a Newsweek article and instead of planting a church our new tool for reaching Furnia is to create a network of orphanages.  There are three thousand orphans in Furnia.  The Muslims don’t believe in adoption so our new strategy is going to make a lot of […]

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Missional Church Planting or Misguided? – Describing the Sending Church (Part 1)

May 26, 2011

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Blue Church on the Highway is all about the kingdom of God.  Pastor Jason is a mover and a shaker.  His heart is to bring the glory of God to the nations, including his own.  Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the ends of the earth won’t know what hit them. Yellow Church of Broad Valley has […]

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The Desire of the Sending Church

April 29, 2011

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Does the church always act like the church?  Scripture presents pictures of what the church looks like while 2000 years of Christianity have established models and structures with various degrees of success. ‘I will bless you and make you a blessing,’ God told Abraham (Genesis 12). ‘I will make you a light for the Gentiles, […]

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Introducing the Sending Church

April 14, 2011

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Stop. Pick up a Bible and turn to Acts 13. Read Acts 13:1-3.  What do you see?  Prophets and teachers, in short, church leaders, worshiping. God speaks to them.  “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them” (NIV, Acts 13:2b).  What happens next? The leaders lay hands […]

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