Resources

December 27, 2017 by Dustin Willis | Send Network
Too often we settle for the status quo. We assume this is just the way life is. We get comfortable with, well, being comfortable. But our God is a God who challenges us to push past the expected. To reach wider, love deeper, go farther. We are everyday missionaries, and God has positioned each...
December 26, 2017 by Brian Frye | Send Network
Have you ever looked at the college or university campus in your community from a missional perspective? On the campus next to you, just a few blocks or miles away, sits one of the greatest mission fields of all time. It is a mission field that has the potential, if engaged with the gospel, to...
December 21, 2017 by Brad Brisco | Send Network
The idea of rethinking vocation must start with considering the sacred/secular divide, or what some people refer to as the problem of dualism. Dualism, simply put, is wrongly dividing something that should not be divided. The Greco-Roman thought was that the world is divided into two competing...
December 20, 2017 by J.D. Greear | Send Network
The past few years have been challenging for the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Many of our churches have seen their memberships dwindle, and more than a few are expected to close their doors in the next few years. We hear a lot about baptism numbers decreasing. And our budgeting shortfalls...
December 19, 2017 by Jeff Christopherson | Send Network
There are few things more electrifying to me than to witness the transformative power of a single local church that is kingdom first in its priority and mission. To watch a church, guided by a burdened leadership, lay down its baser self-interests for her eternal kingdom calling of “going” and...
December 18, 2017 by Jeff Christopherson | Send Network
To say that I am euphoric about the new conversation that is happening within church planting circles would be an understatement. Exchanges that have progressed from “planting a church” to “planting a kingdom movement” are key indicators that we may be heading toward a more hopeful future. I have...
December 18, 2017 by Garth Leno | Send Network
In April 2016, Dan Rockwell posted a piece on his leadership blog called “The Five Biggest Mistakes New Leaders Make.” I’ve been reflecting on this since I attended a Church Planting Pipeline Roundtable in Atlanta where we talked about leading potential church planters or interns in the pipeline,...
December 14, 2017 | Send Network
Vance Pitman, church planter and Sending Church pastor, explains how planters can instill a kingdom-minded focus in the life of their plant.
December 13, 2017 by Aaron Jozwiak | Send Network
At times it feels like the only guarantees in life are death, taxes, and disagreements between Christians. All throughout church history, you see the unfortunate reality of Christian people not getting along with each other. In fact, disagreements between Christians is of one of the more subtle...
December 12, 2017 by Peyton Jones | Send Network
The 90s punk prophets, Radiohead, used stunt motorcyclist Evel Knievel as a metaphor for the perils of fame and the desire to have it. Knievel wanted fame so badly that he’d break his body into a million pieces to become a household name. He once remarked, “Anyone can jump a motorcycle; it’s...