Category Archives: Center for US Missions

“Recommit to Reformation” by Peter Meier

Rev. Dr. Peter Meier, the Executive Director of the Center for United States Missions, published the following article in Mission Moments (October 15, 2017). These days much is rightly made of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. God used Martin … Continue reading

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“Everyday Missionaries – Purposefully Deployed” — Peter Meier

In “Mission Moments” (September 15, 2017), Dr. Peter Meier, Executive Director of the Center for United States Missions, writes, On a recent trip, we found ourselves behind one of those long lines of Army vehicles – a convoy! My normal … Continue reading

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“Get Out!” by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Meier

Dr. Peter Meier, the Executive Director of the Center for US Missions, writes in Mission Moments (January 16, 2017): A Facebook post by Church Planter Kyle Blake caught my eye. As an urban missionary, and pastor, I find that my … Continue reading

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Six Practices of Multiplying Churches by Rev. Dr. Peter Meier

Dr. Peter Meier discusses the Six Practices of Multiplying Churches in the following essay: In a previous post, I focused on Cultivating a Culture of Multiplication where church leaders help their churches to be intentional about starting churches that start … Continue reading

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Crossing the Line: When the Church Becomes a Non-Prophet Organization — Rev. Mike Ruhl

Rev. Mike Ruhl, the Director of Training for the Center for U.S. Missions, writes in Mission Moments (June 1, 2016): But some churches can easily’ cross a line’ by degenerating into a non-prophet organization. This happens when the role and … Continue reading

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Biblical Body Language — Rev. Michael Ruhl

In Mission Moments (March 1, 2016), Rev. Michael Ruhl, Director of Mission Training at the Center for U.S. Missions, discusses the significance of “body language” for the sake of God’s mission. He writes, While ‘killing time’ at O’Hare airport in … Continue reading

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A Lesson from the Lottery — Rev. Dr. Peter Meier

In his article (1/16/16) in Mission Moments, Rev. Dr. Peter Meier of the Center for US Missions, contends, Many church leaders, pastors, planters are reluctant to teach and preach on “giving.” The lottery shows that people actually will line up to … Continue reading

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The Secret of Church Multiplication — by Rev. Dr. Peter Meier

In the December 15 “Mission Moments” from the Center of US Missions, Dr. Meier writes, David Jackson, in his book, Planted: Starting Well, Growing Strong, emphasizes the same thing. He writes, “I’ll tell you the “Miracle Gro ®” secret right … Continue reading

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Four Significant Church Planting Factors by Rev. Dr. Peter Meier

The following article was published in Mission Moments.  You can download or print a copy of the article by visiting: Four Significant Church Planting Factors. The Center for US Missions and the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s Office of National Missions, together … Continue reading

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Reinventing the Church? Really? — Rev. Michael Ruhl

Michael Ruhl of Center for Unites States Missions writes in the most recent edition of Mission Moments, Many of you saw it.  It was nothing less than a first-hand experience of history in the making.  There was Pope Francis – … Continue reading

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