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Encouragement

To Put it Bluntly

Sacred Agents #101: My kids tell me that I have a ‘joke voice’, even when I think I’m being dead-pan. But it helps them to totally tune out, laugh politely when I stop talking, and get on with their lives. It would be wrong of me to use my joke voice to alert them to the fire and their need to escape.

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Jesus the Game Changer – S2

Crossover Recommends: Jesus the Game Changer – Series 2: To the Ends of the Earth. 13 episodes hosted by Karl Faase. Follow along as Karl speaks to over 50 guests around the world about how and why the gospel spread to become a truly global faith. Be inspired by stories of faith and courage of those who went to the ends of the earth, and consider what it looks like now to take the gospel from everywhere, to everywhere.

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New Frontiers

PRAC Spring 2019: A selection of stories of evangelism in action. The key article by Kiran Skariah was stimulated by his contribution to the 2019 Emerge Evangelism Conference. The other articles are stories about passions, or hobbies, being used to work alongside the local church and help people connect in, or churches connect out, into the local community.

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Vision and Vocation

Sacred Agents #99: Typically churches use the term vision to describe the bigger and future direction for a church. But I think vocation is better. It asks the question “What is God’s vision for this church?” “What has he put us here and called us together for?” It helps in several ways:

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