January posts on missionalchallenge.com focused on prayer, disciplemaking, coaching, changing your church, missional living, obedience and leadership.
Here are some of the highlights from January 2013…
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1. Church Planting, Disciplemaking and Post-It® Notes (January 27, 2013)
This is a simple process for developing a Disciplemaking Flow Chart. I think every church and church plant should work on this! Objective: Identify your primary method for Making Disciplemakers and then create a diagram showing how your major ministry activities contribute to multiplying disciples and disciplemakers.
2. Engaging the Culture: 8 Ways to Start (January 19, 2013)
Many Christians know that it’s important to engage those in the culture around them with the message of the cross, but they often don’t know how to start. It seems a little intimidating to hang out with those who aren’t followers of Jesus. It’s much more comfortable to do things together with Christian friends. Start by overcoming your commitment to do nothing.
3. Questions to Ask Before Planting a Church (January 2, 2013)
4. Changing Your Church – part 2 (January 10, 2013)
This is a guest post from my friend Dan Riemenschneider: So you want to change your church. You know it is not where God wants His church to be and your heart is aching to see this wonderful creation of God become the disciple making movement God intended. (read part 1 and part 3)
5. How to Become a Missional Movement (January 23, 2013)
Christianity is not a religion. It is a movement of Christ followers. In order to become a movement that transforms America, there must be an increased emphasis on the cross and incarnating the message of Jesus. Christians must embody the gospel.