Bible Study, church, community, generational transference, hub, Jesus, missional, network

Hub Network – Philemon

True Christian ministry challenges people to be better humans. The bar is set pretty high… but it is ripe with forgiveness, restoration, and new starts. The goal is to encourage people from different backgrounds to work in concert to share God’s life-changing presence with the world. It’s not expected that Christians will be perfect or, more practically, pretend to […]

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grow down, Jesus, media, youth ministry

Grow Down Video – Whiteboard Drawing

Here is a 1260 second long video (21 minutes) of the Grow Down drawing. 🙂 This “instructional” video is being used in some college and youth ministry training programs. This is also the lonely version of what I usually like to do with a crowd of others. I love the interactivity created by inviting others to […]

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church, community, culture, Jesus

How to Be a Christian for the Next 4 Years

Like you, I am trying to find a way forward this election cycle. The American election of 2016 has been an incredibly awkward, stressful, frustrating and demeaning experience. The Founding Father’s foresaw the fragility of the great experiment of democracy… urging the citizenry of the United States to remain vigilant and skeptical against the corrupting temptations of […]

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C&MA, church, community, crown-college, equip, generational transference, generations, Jesus, leadership, network, NEXT, youth ministry

NEXT – Omaha 2016

NEXT is an innovative 1-day training experience for those who want to equip next-generation followers of Jesus. This year our special guest is Rick Lawrence, editor of the Jesus-Centered Bible and author of The Jesus-Centered Life and Jesus-Centered Youth Ministry. [We think there’s a theme here!] We’ll also learn from next-generation ministry influencers like Ken Castor, Christy Currie, Brandon Early, Rob Johnson, […]

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Books, Jesus

Jesus-Centered Life – video

Rick Lawrence has put together a spectacular book that I hope you will digest– Scribble in the margins, take notes at end of chapters, ask questions, stop to pray, grow deeper and stronger in Jesus. As Rick likes to say, let this book lead you into “an orbital gravitational pull around Jesus.” — The Jesus-Centered Life […]

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Jesus

Since this is a prayer of Jesus, perhaps it is important: “O Father, thank you for hiding these truths from those who think themselves wise and clever, and for revealing them to the childlike. Father, it pleased you to do it this way.” LK 10:21  AW Tozer said it this way: “Now as always God […]

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