Missional Challenge https://www.missionalchallenge.com Advancing Movements Globally | Dave DeVries Tue, 23 May 2017 16:20:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 Psalm 10/02 https://www.missionalchallenge.com/psalm-1002/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/psalm-1002/#respond Thu, 03 Nov 2016 19:37:41 +0000 https://www.missionalchallenge.com/?p=14853 Have you ever written a Psalm? Yesterday as I was reflecting on Psalm 111, I determined to write out my own psalm. I started with the same opening and closing lines. I simply tried to express my heart to God in response to His love and grace in my life. Since it was October 2 - I am calling it Psalm 10/02.

Praise the Lord!

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Make Your Life Count https://www.missionalchallenge.com/make-your-life-count/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/make-your-life-count/#respond Fri, 15 May 2015 06:30:00 +0000 http://lawrencemediainteractive.com/mc/index.php/2015/05/15/make-your-life-count/ While I’ve always been as old as the Ford Mustang (both were born in 1965), it seems significant that we have both been around for 5 decades. Personally, I cannot say that I feel “50”, however, since I’ve never felt this “age” before, I’m not sure I know what it actually feels like.

As I have reflected on this milestone, I’ve spent quite a bit of time thinking about my dad. When he died, I was 17 years old. By now, I've lived more of my life without my dad physically present in my life than I lived having him around.

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Pass It On: https://www.missionalchallenge.com/pass-it-on-disciple-others-to-disciple-others/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/pass-it-on-disciple-others-to-disciple-others/#respond Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:34:00 +0000 http://lawrencemediainteractive.com/mc/index.php/2014/09/12/pass-it-on-disciple-others-to-disciple-others/ If you want to see a multiplication movement, switch from simply training disciples to training disciplemaking trainers. Don’t just train leaders, train leaders who are training leaders. Every time you train someone to do anything, include an emphasis in your training on how they can pass the training on to others.

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Why Your Church’s Strategy Must Be Disciplemaking https://www.missionalchallenge.com/why-your-churchs-strategy-must-be-disciplemaking/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/why-your-churchs-strategy-must-be-disciplemaking/#respond Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:44:00 +0000 http://lawrencemediainteractive.com/mc/index.php/2014/09/11/why-your-churchs-strategy-must-be-disciplemaking/ Christ’s strategy was disciplemaking. Therefore, the Church (those who belong to and follow Christ) must be disciple makers.
Jesus strategy of disciplemaking involved investing in a few men, calling them to be with Him, grounding them in His truths.

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More and Better Disciples https://www.missionalchallenge.com/more-and-better-disciples/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/more-and-better-disciples/#respond Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:15:00 +0000 http://lawrencemediainteractive.com/mc/index.php/2014/09/10/more-and-better-disciples/ In a very simple sense - the Church brings God glory by engaging in the mission on which Jesus sent His disciples - to go and make disciples!
Go make MORE disciples.
Go make BETTER disciples. I think it's a both/and proposition.

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Disciple Assessment: Introductory Pricing – 40% Discount https://www.missionalchallenge.com/disciple-assessment-introductory-pricing-40-discount/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/disciple-assessment-introductory-pricing-40-discount/#respond Tue, 09 Sep 2014 06:12:00 +0000 http://lawrencemediainteractive.com/mc/index.php/2014/09/09/disciple-assessment-introductory-pricing-40-discount/ Imagine people who are growing in their connection with God, listening for and responding to the leadings of the Holy Spirit. Imagine people living generously, serving others sacrificially as they make disciples of others. Imagine people engaged in authentic relationships as they are inwardly transformed radiating the power of God to the communities around them.

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Asking God WHO https://www.missionalchallenge.com/asking-god-who/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/asking-god-who/#respond Mon, 08 Sep 2014 06:30:00 +0000 http://lawrencemediainteractive.com/mc/index.php/2014/09/08/asking-god-who/ As I woke up this morning, I had the distinct impression that God was interested in one question:
Who?
Even before I woke up I sensed this question rolling around in my mind: Who?

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“I Don’t Know How to Make Disciples.” https://www.missionalchallenge.com/i-dont-know-how-to-make-disciples/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/i-dont-know-how-to-make-disciples/#respond Sun, 07 Sep 2014 06:45:00 +0000 http://lawrencemediainteractive.com/mc/index.php/2014/09/07/i-dont-know-how-to-make-disciples/ There's something wrong in our churches today with our commitment to discipleship.
Churches are too focused on helping people to live the "Christian life" as if all Jesus expects of His followers is to be good Christians.

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Report What Great Things the Lord has Done for You! https://www.missionalchallenge.com/report-what-great-things-the-lord-has-done-for-you/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/report-what-great-things-the-lord-has-done-for-you/#respond Sat, 06 Sep 2014 06:56:00 +0000 http://lawrencemediainteractive.com/mc/index.php/2014/09/06/report-what-great-things-the-lord-has-done-for-you/ Mark 5:19-20

Jesus did not let him, but said, “Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you." So the man went away and began to tell in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him. And all the people were amazed. (NIV)
I love this story.

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Where are the Proven Multipliers? https://www.missionalchallenge.com/where-are-the-proven-multipliers/ https://www.missionalchallenge.com/where-are-the-proven-multipliers/#respond Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:58:00 +0000 http://lawrencemediainteractive.com/mc/index.php/2014/09/05/where-are-the-proven-multipliers/ Where are the proven multipliers?
Do you know any? I'm wondering where they are?
Specifically, I'm looking for men and and women who have strategically multiplied disciples and leaders who make disciples who make disciples.

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