Author Archives: Bill Randall

About Bill Randall

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

New Roles with Church Resource Ministries

Recently Jill and I spent a few days with our friends Gary and Margaret Mayes. Gary is the Executive Director of ChurchNEXT, the division of CRM through which Jill and I serve. To make a long story short, after a lot … Continue reading

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The Church as a Movement of God

I’m frustrated but not without hope with regard to the shape of the Church in my generation. God is clearly moving across the world with fresh expressions of Church and the mission of God that is actually producing obedient disciples of Jesus who love God and the advance of the Kingdom more than their own comfort. But an incessant problem must be addressed. Continue reading

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A Mystic and a Missionary

A missionary without love is a machine.
A mystic without mission is a delusion. Continue reading

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With you is the fountain of life!

Home for me is living within reach of this shower of love. While even a single drop is precious to me, Lord, I want to live each moment soaking wet from your fountain of life! Continue reading

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Needed: Apostolic Mothers & Fathers

One of the critical roles of apostolic ministry is that of serving as a spiritual mother/father to an emerging generation of Christ followers. While this has always been the case since the founding of the Church, it seems more critical … Continue reading

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The Power of Prophetic Encouragement

 “All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be” (Psalm 139:16).  “But everyone who prophesies speaks to others for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort” (1 Corinthians 14:3).       God has … Continue reading

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Repentance and the Kingdom of God

            So what is the motivation for and outcome of choosing into this life that Jesus has made possible?  Jesus simply puts it this way as recorded in Matthew 4:17; “Repent for the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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New book on the way!

New book on the way! I want to invite you to read my blog over the next few months and connect with the gist of my book that I hope to finish up this year.  I am currently preaching a … Continue reading

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What would you like Jesus to do for you?

There is an amazing lesson on faith in Luke 15 with the healing of a blind man.  Before Jesus healed the man he asked him, “What do you want me to do for you?”  The man answered, “Lord, I want … Continue reading

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Your Attachments Define You!

“My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.”                                            –       Psalm 63:8 As I cling to God, he … Continue reading

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