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Our mission to take the gospel to people and make disciples is definitely not limited to what we do on Sunday — it happens all the time, everywhere we go. But it should also be happening at the Sunday gathering. If we can’t do it well there, we’ll have a hard time doing it elsewhere. Everything we do when we gather is a chance to communicate the beauty of Christ.
On Sunday, we looked at the idea that marriage is for oneness and we also explored some ways to divorce proof your marriage. I came across this video and thought it was an in-your-face look (also a little bit over-the-top and cynical) at how many people’s marriage vows are functionally irrelevant.
One of my favorite parts of being in the Acts29 Network is the exposure and relationships that I have with some wonderful leaders. One of the VPs of Acts29 is Jeff Vanderstelt, one of the pastors at Soma Communities in Tacoma, Washington. He’s been out for a number of different training events with the Surge Network and other things, and every time he comes I’m challenged.
Here’s a brief video that summarizes one of Jeff’s core strengths — living on a gospel mission in community. Take a look and I’m sure this will challenge and stretch you.
How could you begin to live in similar ways with people in your life and/or Community Group?
Last week we looked at some key aspects of what it means to be a “missional” church. For our more visual learners, here are six videos that together help to paint a picture of what we’re talking about. Consider it a “crash course” in missional thinking
HT: Will Mancini
Yesterday was a great day for Second Mile Church. We had a really sweet time celebrating God’s grace and looking ahead to our next series, Jesus on Prayer (click here for yesterday’s message). Our people have really stepped up to pledge and give sacrificially, and the pledge commitments continue to grow.
Check out this brief video for the latest financial updates as well as the latest on construction.
I hope you’ll join me in continuing to pray for the impact of Beyond. Here’s a brief video update on some things to keep in mind while praying:
Here’s a link to this book, When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself.