ChurchLeadershipMissional CommunityPastoringTransitioning

Building on the Change

  Catch part eight of this series here. More important than desiring the fruit of missional ministry is a core conviction that you can’t do ministry another way. At a certain point in the transition to missional communities, you have executed…
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ChurchCoachingDiscipleshipMissional Community

How to be Coached

  Coaching is essential for a sustained missional community movement. If you are committed to decentralized discipleship, you must make ongoing investments in leaders. We call this coaching—a process of pulling out what the Holy Spirit has already put inside…
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GospelMissional CommunityUncategorized

Episode 021: How Does the Gospel Motivate Us?

In this episode of The Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson and Jared Pickney discuss how the gospel motivates them for living a life in community and on mission. They also discuss ways to remind ourselves of the gospel daily and pitfalls…
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Taking Practical Steps Towards Unity

  You’ll want the prayer, support, and encouragement of your church family if you’re going to move in this direction, and in order for that to happen, they will need to see Church unity as an integral part of your…
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Bible & TheologyGospelPrayerSpiritual Growth

This is How We Go to War

  The Apostle Paul directs the church in Rome to not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of their minds (Romans 12:2). Then, while instructing the church in Corinth on how to engage in the…
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ChurchMissional Community

Making Unity a Priority

  The temptation is to give up and think that this kind of unity would never work, but we believe that this vision is near to the heart of God and that we can move forward with confidence in his…
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Friendship Counts

  If we miss true friendship, we may be devolving into using people as projects for our own self interests. In the midst of our discussions or training about building, planting, and growing churches, we must guard against slipping into…
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Two Ways to Transition

Catch part one in the series HERE. Generally speaking, if you are considering a transition to missional communities in an existing church, there are two routes you can go: top down or bottom up. Each has their own pros and…
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ChurchDiscipleshipLeadershipPastoringSpiritual Growth

Walk in a Redeemed Life of Leadership

  Not only did we repent and believe the gospel publicly, we also walked in redemption and healing. We set our sights on learning from Jesus what it meant to follow Him while serving His church. As pastors, we must…
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Weaving Gospel Fluency into Every Sunday Message

The gospel has to be good news to me if I am going to preach it as good news for others. The apostle Paul instructed the church in Ephesus that the means by which we help each other grow up…
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Glory Passers

Guest post by Ryan Latour for Saturate A few Saturdays ago I was standing on the sidelines, coaching our U10 soccer team. Standing is probably the wrong word; I was moving up and down the sidelines encouraging and instructing our…
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