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The future of missional? Let’s hope not…

February 18, 2010

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Recently, the Resurgence featured a series of articles by Acts 29 church planter Jonathan Dodson entitled, “How Not to be a Missional Church.” In this series, Dodson identifies three “wrong approaches to being a missional church:” Event-driven Evangelism-driven Social-action driven I don’t usually like to waste precious moments of the day critiquing other guys’ blog […]

Engaging non-Christians

May 6, 2009

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I think everyone, especially those in ministry, struggle to consistently engage non-Christians outside of church activities and programs.  Relationship-building, as it were, can became very difficult when you are swamped with “internal issues” – meetings, committees, supervising staff, etc (all with Christians!).  I saw these suggestions at theresurgence.com for living like a missionary in your […]

joy prom 2009

April 23, 2009

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This Saturday, April 25th, Highview will be hosting our 3rd Annual “Joy Prom” for young people with Down Syndrome.  I have to admit that this is one of my personal favorite events of the year. This year, we will have between 80-100 young adults at our East Campus for a first-rate prom experience including red […]

2008 reflections

December 31, 2008

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Tonight people will gather around their televisions to do what observers have been doing since 1907 – witnessing the dropping of the Waterford Crystal Ball in Times Square, New York City.  While we have come a long way in technological advances from the original iron and wood ball to the contemporary version (2,600 crystals & […]