In this concluding post, I'll demonstrate why I think we need better structures as well, if we want to fully involve all of God's people in all of God's mission.
As we continue considering how we might involve all of God's people in all of God's mission, we should consider what it means to convey better understandings of the role of God's people on mission.
Words have meaning. Well, unless you are into the verbal gymnastics of the postmodern extreme.
Everyone wants to have "Every member in ministry," but our lack of success is seen by our ongoing purchasing of books and continuous attending of seminars designed to cure that very plague.
That's a theme for us now - building a new reputation of sharing and showing the good news of Jesus Christ.
Most guys like sports, and Christians aren't any exception. In fact there appears to be a real influence of faith in sports, and even (for good or bad) sports in faith.
Either men like Leeman are not putting much effort into understanding missional thinkers, or some missional thinkers are not being clear enough. My guess is, guys like Leeman can try harder, and some missional thinkers could be more clear.
With all of the growth in this world, it was inevitable that someone who try to break into the world with a Christian presence.
Over the past couple of years there has been a lot of passionate discussion about inappropriate language in the pulpit.
My tweet about President Obama seemed to garner a response from my colleagues in the Twitter-sphere and on my Facebook page, but not much beyond that.
Because I love the church, and hate it when we get distracted from what matters most to God, I decided to share more of my thoughts concerning the perennial war over worship.