Author Archives: Bill Randall

About Bill Randall

Director of Pioneering Initiatives with Novo Mission Inc. www.pioneeringinitiatives.org bill.randall@novo.org

Why Focus on all five of the Fivefold?

We desperately need to learn how to functionally embrace the complete fivefold if we sincerely desire to re-Jesus the earth with “the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.” Sustainable gospel movements essentially require all five gifts serving with humility in collaboration with each other! Continue reading

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No Wasted Prayers!

A Prayer of Pete Grieg from Dirty Glory: Go Where Your Best Prayers Take You Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain, standing at the center of the throne, encircled by the four living creatures and the … Continue reading

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Church Under the Tree

As some of you know, I recently returned from an epic trip to the Karamojong region of Uganda Africa. Gary Mayes (Executive Director of ChurchNEXT) and I had the privilege of experiencing this unique piece of God’s creation while being hosted … Continue reading

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I Need A Prayer Upgrade!

If anything has become urgent and a passion of mine over the past few months, it’s this… I need a prayer upgrade! Don’t you love it when you get an upgrade on a long flight? Whenever I have the luxury of … Continue reading

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Praying On the Armor of God

The following is a selection from my newly published book, The Life Jesus Made Possible: Embracing the Kingdom within our reach. Engaging in spiritual warfare is the unavoidable consequence of living on a fallen and broken planet informed by the … Continue reading

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Taste and See!

Taste and see that the Lord is good! When you taste something, you physically encounter it. It happens to you. When you see something, you have a testimony, an example or expression of its reality. This is significant but is less of an apologetic for the reality compared to tasting. Continue reading

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Published! “The Life Jesus Made Possible”

“This is an intensely practical and applicable book that helps Christians activate their God-given agency by seeing where God is at work and joining him in His quest to transform the world, inch-by-inch, in the context of everyday life.  Dynamic!” … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Being a Friend of Sinners

Like many followers of Jesus that I know, I sometimes struggle to move outside the comfort zone of my family and established friends to hang out with those far from God. While God has given me a sustained passion to … Continue reading

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One Little Look

                    Recently I came across the story of Mary and Martha from Luke 10:38-42. I read and reflected on this epic narrative while on a priority and planning retreat with my … Continue reading

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Making Disciples Requires Making Friends!

To make new disciples of Jesus, you must make new friends with not-yet-believers…Kingdom ministry happens best from an environment of relational relevancy. Continue reading

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