Is the “Missional” Church Just a Fad?

Part 18 of series: The Mission of God and the Missional Church At the beginning of this series, I mentioned that the use of “missional” to describe the church is becoming so common as to be at risk of losing its distinctive meaning. This whole series has been an effort to clarify what it means [Read More...]

How Can I Be Involved in God’s Mission When I’m Already Too Busy?

Part 16 of series: The Mission of God and the Missional Church How Can I Be Involved in God’s Mission When I’m Already Too Busy? As a pastor, I’ve often heard something like this: “I could get pretty excited about being a part of God’s mission in the world. But, frankly, I’m overwhelmed already. I’ve [Read More...]

The Mission of God and the Missional Church: Sent as a Community of the Good News, Part 2

Part 15 of series: The Mission of God and the Missional Church In my last post, I began talking about how we are sent as a community of the good news to join in the mission of God in the world. I said that our corporate sending is important because: first, we get our training [Read More...]

The Mission of God and the Missional Church: Sent as a Community of the Good News, Part 1

Part 14 of series: The Mission of God and the Missional Church When Jesus sent his first disciples into the world, he sent them as a community, not as a bunch of isolated individuals. How else would their mutual love prove to the world the genuineness of their discipleship? Even when the early Christians left [Read More...]


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