Category Archives: Verge

5 Ways to B.L.E.S.S. Your Neighbor — Dave Ferguson

Verge has released an eBook called 5 Ways to Bless Your Neighbor.  You can download a free copy by clicking on: Bless Your Neighbor.  The acronym stands for: B — BEGIN with prayer for your neighbor L — LISTEN to your neighbor … Continue reading

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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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Church is More than a Building

Church is More Than a Building | Jeff Vanderstelt from Saturate on Vimeo. Want real-time training on what it looks like to be the church and make disciples in the every day stuff of life? Verge Regionals is partnering with … Continue reading

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Transform the City: How to Overcome the 4 Biggest Mistakes Churches Make in Local Missions

Verge Network has released a free report that will lead and motivate your church to love and make disciples among the poor.  The report also includes: Steps to help you plan a successful local mission strategy. The four reasons you should NOT start a … Continue reading

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3-Part Disciplemaking Video Series Is Being Offered for Free

Verge Network is offering “The Effective Disciplemaking Blueprint” video series for free.  The publicity release states: It’s the first of a 3-part video series I created for you that lays out a blueprint for effective disciplemaking. Here’s a preview of … Continue reading

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Love Your Enemy — A Personal Story

Verge Network has published the story of Daoud Nassar. Daoud is an Arab Palestinian Christian who lives on a small farm outside of Bethlehem.  Each summer he hosts a creative arts camp for refugee children and teaches them to strive for … Continue reading

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The Top Three Missional Community Misconceptions

Brad Watson identifies and addresses three common misconceptions about missional communities in his article published on Verge.  The three misconceptions he addresses are: 1. You can’t study the Bible in a missional community.  Watson writes, “Any community that is taking … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Serve This Christmas Season (That Helps All Year Long)

Verge shared an article by For The City Network in which they discuss how Christian service can have an impact now, and all year long.  The four acts of service they recommend are: 1. Providing a Christmas for foster care children and families … Continue reading

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“Let’s just talk bluntly and straightly about race.” – Matt Chandler

The following sermon by Matt Chandler of the Village Church is well-worth watching in light of the rampant racism around the world and its ugly reality even in the Christian church. Although Matt Chandler focuses on racism in the United … Continue reading

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The Introverted Evangelist

Is “introverted evangelist” an oxymoron?  Can you be in introvert and an evangelist? In his article, “The Introverted Evangelist” Seth McBee observes that introverts make effective evangelists when they use their unique God-given gifts and personality traits.  McBee states, “However, in … Continue reading

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