Category Archives: Revitalization

Michael Frost — Adopting a Posture of Listening to Your Neighbourhood

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Verge Network Provides Free Resources to Assist You in Discipling Jesus’ Followers

Michael Stewart (“Stew”), the Founding Director of Verge Network & Conferences, writes, God’s hope for the world is the local church. The local church is His Plan A, and there is no Plan B. God’s agents of implementation are the people … Continue reading

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Shaping Culture: What Rocks Go in Next? — Rev. Scott Gress

Rev. Scott Gress writes, What Rocks Come Next (After getting the Gospel right)? After getting the “Big Rocks” of the gospel into the jar (in the illustration of trying to get rocks, stones, pebbles, sand and water into the jar) … Continue reading

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We the Church: The Priesthood of All Believers — A Video Study Resource for Congregational Study

The formation and growth of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in the United States is examined in this video resource. It features expert commentary, instructive graphics, and details the Christ-centered mission-and potential-of the LCMS. From immigrant communities of German Christians to … Continue reading

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Engaging Latinos Among Us — A Free Lutheran Hour Ministries Webinar — July 23, 2016

Lutheran Hour Ministries will host a free one hour interactive webinar on Saturday, July 23rd at 10am (Central Time): Engaging Latinos Among Us. Latinos are the largest ethnic minority in the United States. From Wisconsin to California they are at … Continue reading

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Outreach in Rural and Small Towns — A Free Webinar on Saturday, June 4

Lutheran Hour Ministries invites you to join them on Saturday, June 4th at 10 AM CST for a one-hour, interactive, live webinar: Outreach in Rural Areas and Small Towns.  Effectively meeting the needs and speaking to the culture of American rural … Continue reading

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“It’s Not About the Band!” — Part 3 by Rev. Scott Gress

“Go!” is highlighting, Rev. Scott Gress’ articles entitled, “It’s NOT about the Band!” Here’s the beginning of Part 3. So if you’ve been following this blog for the last couple weeks you know the answer: “It’s still not about the band!” … Continue reading

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Can’t Attend Exponential East — August 25-28? There’s Good News! There is a Free Live Webcast.

Can’t make it to Exponential East 2016 on April 25-28, 2016? Or, are you coming but can’t bring your whole team (or spouse)? No worries. Exponential is offering the next best thing to joining 5,000 church planting leaders in Orlando, Florida. … Continue reading

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“It’s Not About the Band” — Part 2 by Rev. Scott Gress

Rev. Scott continues with Part 2 of “It’s NOT about the Band!”  Before you read, Part 2, you might want to read Part 1. It’s still not about the band! And if it’s not about the band, then it’s not about the … Continue reading

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More ‘Wood’ than People? — Part 4 by Rev. Scott Gress

“Go!” is posting Rev. Scott Gress’ blog series, “More ‘Wood’ than People?” Here is the fourth installment: You’ve started small.  The ladies society made cookies for the police department on valentines day and they are thinking of doing the same thing for … Continue reading

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