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On Mission: Relationship Momentum

A Person on Mission furthers Relationship Momentum for the sake of the Kingdom: A number of years ago, I put up the following facebook post: “Today you may just be the stepping stone in someone else’s destiny.” A person on Mission recognizes that if the Spirit is active in his or her life and wishes…

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On Mission: Listen More, Talk Less

A person on Mission listens more than he or she talks: Years ago, I was in a high-level business course in California. At a particular point in the course, we were studying a book entitled The Tree of Knowledge, by Humberto R. Maturana and Francisco Varela. This book was hyper-complex, dealing with concepts such as…

On Mission: Pre-Fall Evangelism

A person on Mission most often takes a pre-fall approach to evangelism. Because we fail to understand the nature and desire of the Kingdom, we most often evangelize from a post-fall frame of reference. Our Gospel message usually starts at Genesis 3, not Genesis 1. Let me show you what I mean. A common evangelistic…

On Mission: Empathy

A person on Mission is empathetic: If there is one trait that the church is grossly lacking, it’s empathy. The church is sympathetic at best. This is because we often fail to see that everyone, regardless of Spiritual status, is made in God’s image. They may not all be God’s children, but all people still…