I met with my friend Brian Aaby today and he gave me a copy of Youthmark’s newest release Pray 21 by Timothy Eldred.

Being a Missionary Starts Where You Are!

I really want to help Christians understand this. I want to help them to live on mission with Jesus right where they are. You don’t have to go overseers to be a missionary. You can live as a “sent one” in your neighborhood.

Demographic Shifts

Dr. Mark DeYmaz shared the following statistics with church planting leaders last year…

What are you Leaving Behind?

It’s a powerful moment as they share what thoughts, attitudes, or beliefs they are choosing to abandon as a result of the training. After sharing with the group, they place the “leaving behind” Post-It note on my drawing of the trash can.

Worshipping at Home

Born in Ohio and transplanted to Texas as a child, Jared earned a BS in Domestic Missions from Abilene Christian University. While still in school God ignited a passion in him for urban ministry, and he spent summer vacations working with various ministries such as Houston Impact Ministries, Memphis Urban Ministry, and Camp Shiloh in New York.

Making Disciples vs. Being Disciples

Jesus said, “Go therefore and make disciples ” (Mt 28:19-20)

Missional Shifts

The process of Missional Transformation requires multiple shifts in the way Christ followers think and view Jesus, His mission, the church, and themselves.

From Missional Values to Missional Practices

Every believer has been sent by Jesus with the gospel in community to the culture for the sake of the King and His kingdom.”

Shift Happens

My friend, Steve Bagdanov, posted this video on his blog and I thought it was worth posting again.