Vol 4:3 Mission and the Left-Over Hours of Our Week

Last week I realized something as I was meeting with my spiritual triad – 3 of us meet weekly to talk about what is going on in our lives and how we are seeing God in the midst of it. It is not that I did not know this before, but somehow it came as a deeper realization that changes how we go about engaging others in mission. I realized that most churches in North America focus on equipping...

Vol 4:2 Mission and Baptism – Being Immersed in Humanity

This past Sunday our congregation focused on encountering God in our baptisms by exploring Jesus’ baptism as expressed in Luke’s Gospel. In Luke’s account we read of Jesus’ baptism by John in water followed by the Spirit of God being poured out upon him. But Jesus was baptized in another sense as well – a baptism that preceded both of these baptisms – a baptism into our...

Vol 4 No.1 Mission and New Creation

In Isaiah 43:18-19 we hear God speaking: “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” The start of a new year is always a time for thinking about new beginnings, but usually such new beginnings focus on changing things from our past – our need...

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