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Sacrilege by Hugh Halter is one of the best books I've read on the understanding of truly who this Jesus of Nazareth is.  Hugh, in his normal wit, paints a pretty simple picture of Jesus and what he was about by taking the reader through the Sermon on the Mount.  A great summation of what Hugh is trying to get at in the book comes in the form of this quote:  Jesus really ...Continue
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 quick article by Michael Wallenmeyer very helpful.  I also believe he is right and points to something we've allowed to go astray for far too long.  Any thoughts?  The original article can be found over at Michael's blog __________________________________________________________________________ I was at a recent GCM Collective in Philly and I was inspired ...Continue
Many people see us speaking about making disciples here at the GCM Collective.  Not only that, but we push to what it might look like to make fully formed disciples of Jesus.  We go so far as to say that you cannot make fully formed disciples of Jesus without being led and empowered by the Spirit, gospel centered, in community and on mission.  When we say this, it can shock some. ...Continue
One of the turning points in my understanding of the mission that God has sent us on as his people came through our MC Leader training at Soma Communities.  It was on the discipleship process.  We sat down as leaders and went through many verses in the NT that showed how Jesus discipled his disciples.  To be honest, it transformed me.  Hopefully we'll have these trainings up ...Continue