Blog

1 comment

Category: mission

mobile_photo
In the last ten years it seems that the Bell curve has ceased to be an accurate representation of our society. The majority of people no longer seem to congregate towards the middle; they seem to be dispersed at the opposite edges of society.

View Post
Tags : Connect, Jesus, society

1 comment

Category: inspirational

mobile_photo
It’s been a rough summer here on planet Earth. Between conflict in Israel and Palestine, Russia and Ukraine, Iraq and Syria ...

View Post
Tags : mission, peace, war, prayer

0 comments

Category: mission

mobile_photo
Living missionally is not difficult in the “skill” sense but it is difficult in the “make-it-a-priority” sense.

View Post

0 comments

"Them" and "Us"

Jun 12, 2014

Category: inspirational

mobile_photo
As a European woman, living among both secular Europeans and Arab Muslims and working towards reconciliation between the two alienated groups, my thoughts are constantly preoccupied with questions about how we view others who are different from ourselves ...

View Post
Tags : Europe, love, Muslim

0 comments

Category: mission

mobile_photo
Steve Jobs didn't give a lot of time to market research. He was confident in his ability, and that of his talented team to design amazing consumer electronic goods that would resonate with the public and stimulate them to respond with, "THAT! THAT is what I want/need!"

View Post

0 comments

Humble Congregations

May 22, 2014

Category: church planting

mobile_photo
After almost eight years of leading a ”church laboratory”, trying to find new ways of how church has to be in order to survive the spiritual whirlwinds of change that are still drawing over Europe, I’m sometimes asked: ”So – what are your conclusions?! What does the future church have to look like?”

View Post

2 comments

CA's Embedded Office

May 12, 2014

Category: mission

mobile_photo
In the past we had offices in Thousand Oaks, California and The Hague in The Netherlands. Mainly due to financial pressures and the need to trim expenses, we closed those offices several years ago and moved our administration and operations into a virtual, cloud-based environment.

View Post

0 comments

Category: culture

mobile_photo
Since we have been allowing non-Americans to have a leadership voice in the mission and vision of the organization for some time, we are well-positioned to listen to the communities we are called to via staff who are cultural insiders.

View Post

0 comments

Category: mission

mobile_photo
As I’ve become more familiar with CA’s “Kingdom Seeking" value and the practices we embrace that are leading to Kingdom initiatives around world, I’ve come to realize that we are wrestling with a paradigm of church that makes every Christ-follower in a church a “missionary.”

View Post

0 comments

Category: mission

mobile_photo
During our 6 years of working with Serve the City in Ireland and seeing the Serve the City International movement spread, I developed an intense passion for simple acts of serving. I’ve come to appreciate the power of demonstrating God’s Kingdom through community service. Here are a few things that I’m learning, even as we look to launch Serve the City in Denver.

View Post

Get this feed