Crossover Recommended Training Resource

Surprise the World

The Five Habits of Highly Missional People

Ages 15+
For Christians, church members

Great to read together as a whole church or small group. Crossover has collaborated with Michael Frost to create Surprise the World resources for churches. See resources below.

Discipleship expert Michael Frost presents five routines that make evangelism a lifestyle that is fulfilling, effective, and easy to live out! Discover how the BELLS model – Blessing others, Eating together, Listening to the Spirit, Learning Christ, and being Sent by God – spreads the gospel organically.

Christianity is a surprising religion. It has changed the world in remarkable ways throughout history simply through Christians living out their faith. More recently, we’ve become afraid of a habituated Christianity, thinking that routines will rob our faith of its vitality. The net effect is that we’ve replaced the habits that surprise the world with habits that mimic the world?and both we and the world suffer for it.

Integrating the five habits in the BELLS model?Bless others, Eat together, Listen to the Spirit, Learn Christ, and understand yourself as Sent by God into others? lives?will help you spread the gospel organically, graciously, and surprisingly.

Michael Frost, a world-renowned expert on evangelism and discipleship, makes evangelism a lifestyle that is fulfilling, exciting, effective, and easy to live out!

~$15 via Koorong Books

Church Resources

Crossover collaborated with Michael Frost and Wyong Baptist Church to create sermon guide, videos, a discussion guide and kids program for this series. The videos can be viewed online, or click the link to open in vimeo and download.

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