How is your life aligned with the mission of Jesus? How are you engaging those in the culture around you with the message of the gospel? This is the challenge facing every believer

Mark 1:12, “And immediately the Spirit impelled Him to go into the wilderness.” (NASB)

Like Paul the Apostle, you are on a mission. Though your circumstances are less dramatic and dire than Paul’s, do you know that the mission is still the same?

5 Reasons Why Christians Don't Engage the Culture |

Three years ago today on March 4, 2008 I posted: The Challenge of Engaging the Culture.

“Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God. In this case, moreover, it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy.”

One of the biggest encouragers in my life is Mike Gaston. I’ve known Mike for many years (he was actually my sister’s youth pastor in Junior High). He currently serves as the Outreach Pastor at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita, California. Previously, he served with his wife and kids as missionaries in Cameroon and France.

My OC colleague, Murray Moerman, recently attended the Lausanne III Conference in Capetown, South Africa along with 4,000 Christian leaders from 198 countries around the world.

Guest post by Jeff Getz, Director of NewYorkIsCalling

The heart of Missional Living is focused on the King and His kingdom. It’s not about you or your church – it’s about the King and His kingdom. Here’s a simple understanding of missional living:

Welcome to Day 4