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What does it meand to be Missional?

What Does It Mean to Be Missional? This question does not end with a grammatical word , but that does not matter. Myself and others are trying to let you know that worshiping the Lord does not start and end with service on Sunday. Service to the Lord YHVH is a 24-7 job. Serving the Lord YHWH isn't hard, it's easy if you're a "born again" Christian with a made-up mind to serve the Lord. Serving God YHVH is the purpose of being a bond servant; everything that you do should show Christ Jesus in you. When you earnestly repented and accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord, King and Savior, immediately the Holy Spirit of God comes and indwells in you; you then become sons and daughters, Ambassadors, bond servants and His sheep. As the video says in its own word "Missional," I say to you, be "Missional" in your work for the Lord. - Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy Prayer: Heavenly Father, bless those that are Your sheep, and those that are secular. May thos…

5 Must-Know Facts About First-Time Guestsby Rick Ezell

5 Must-Know Facts About First-Time Guestsby Rick Ezell Church leaders need to be aware of five significant facts about first-time guests looking for a church home. Healthy and growing churches pay close attention to the people they count as members, as well as those people who are not yet a part of the flock. These churches know that new people are the lifeblood of a growing church. Like a spigot, they want to keep the valve open for the flow of new people, and most importantly, they want to ensure that nothing impairs or cuts off the flow of new people to the church. With that in mind, pastors need to be aware of five significant facts about first-time guests looking for a church home. 1. Visitors make up their minds regarding a new church in the first ten minutes of their visit. Often, before a first-time guest has sung an inspiring song or watched a compelling drama or viewed a well-produced video vignette or heard a well-crafted sermon, they have made up their mind…

7 Things Pastors Don't Need to Know

7 Things Pastors Don't Need to Know Ron Edmondson RonEdmondson.com .511.522.533.544.55 Topic:Christian Values Scripture:Suggest Scripture Date Published:8/18/2011 Keywords:Gossip, Pastors Suggest Keywords Add to:My Favorites My Calendar As a pastor, I’ve learned there are plenty of people willing to tell me things I would never hear if I wasn’t the pastor. Sometimes I need to know...sometimes I don’t. Email this article Print Friendly In every position of leadership I have ever held, there were people who felt the need to “inform” the leader. When I served in an elected office, people told me things I wouldn’t have otherwise known without the position. Sometimes I needed to know…sometimes I didn’t. When I was a business owner, there was always at least one employee who made sure I knew the inside scoop of the company talk. Sometimes I needed to know…sometimes I didn’t. As a pastor, I’ve learned there are plenty of people willing to tell me things I would n…