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Here at the GCM Collective, we are always trying to find and create more and more resources to come along side the church so that they can BE the church to those they have been sent to show off what God is like.  Recently, we published our first eBook: Be the Church: Discipleship and Mission Made Simple 10 Drawings - 10 Conversations.  It has been overwhelming to see the ...Continue
I found this to be very practical and a question we get often by those we train.  To find the original article, you can check out Josh's blog here: Living on Mission in the Sticks   Living On Misssion in the Sticks by Josh Cousineau I live in New England, which doesn’t really have a ton of urban centers. And of all the states in New England, I live in Maine, ...Continue
Proactive & Reactive Mission from Caesar Kalinowski on Vimeo. When starting a missional community, many will ask the question: How do we all have the same context for mission if we aren't living in the same neighborhood?  Many state that they already have people in their work place, or elsewhere, that are part of their mission field so they don't want to then have another mission ...Continue
Sometimes the simplest things can get lost in tradition or become over complicated due to confusion or lack of practice. Sometimes we are just too smart for our own good. The reality of who we are as Christians, the Church and as disciples, while having historical and eternal importance, has become somewhat muddled in our modern understanding and dialogue. As the conversation ...Continue
Simple Mission Idea: 1. Ask God to put one person on your mind who is not a follower of Jesus. 2. Quietly listen until he answers 3. When he does, because he will, ask the Spirit, "What's Next with this person?" 4. Quietly listen until he answers 5. When he does, because he will, follow through. It might be to say "hi" next time you see them, it could be to ask them out for ...Continue