Tag Archives: Spiritual Formation

Why Focus on the Fivefold?

The fivefold ascension gifts, as described in Ephesians 4:1-16, are five distinct aspects of Jesus given to the Body of Christ by Jesus. 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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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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Obedience to Jesus — Just Do It!

Praying and preparing must never become an excuse for the fear based tendency to procrastinate obedience to Jesus. Continue reading

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Mentoring Stories: Nathan Edwardson

Nathan no doubt wins the prize for being the emerging leader who I have spent the most time with, drank the most coffee with, laughed the hardest with, been the most frustrated with, had to ask forgiveness from the most, … Continue reading

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From Programs to Rhythms of Life

For the sake of contributing to movements of the gospel, the body of Christ needs to resolutely transition from developing more leader dependent, consumer driven programs to that of establishing organic rhythms of life that form and sustain the fruitful … Continue reading

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