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Treasuring Christ during Holy Week

  Ever since my children were little, we have kept the tradition of making an Easter Mountain during Holy Week, an idea I took from Noel Piper’s Treasuring Christ in Our Traditions. We make a large lump of salt dough,…
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DiscipleshipFoundationsGospel

Gospel Fluency for Our Neighbors

  This year has presented many opportunities to speak of Jesus with our friends and neighbors. After all we’ve gone through, our neighbors' needs and emotions create space to enter into their real experiences and point them to the truth…
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Saturate Podcast

Women’s Ministry as Women’s Discipleship

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Duke Revard talks with Amy Lathrop and Alison Martin about the important topic of women’s ministry as women’s discipleship. If we are to see Gospel Saturation, it will require us to mobilize the…
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DiscipleshipSpiritual GrowthWomen

The Way through the Wilderness

  Last year when the Angel Soft and Lysol—along with staple foods like Ramen and Chef Boyardee—disappeared from our grocery shelves, I was strangely filled with a bit of anticipation. I thought it could be the wilderness that would teach…
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Church PlantingCurrent EventsMultiplication

5 Encouragements for Current and Future Planters

  Church planting exists for God’s mission, and has always been a vital part of that mission. He has consistently sent His people into new mission fields, to minister among new people groups, and often to plant new churches.  Sometimes church…
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Church PlantingCurrent Events

6 Things to Avoid in Church Planting

  Why do church leaders crash and burn so often? Church leaders rarely burn out, disqualify themselves, quit, or get fired based on a shortfall in their preaching ability, organizational savvy, shepherding skills, or other external competencies in their day…
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Church PlantingCurrent Events

You Started a Church. Now What?

  Starting a church is no small thing. It can be simple or complex. It can involve a few people or a few hundred. It can be lots of things. But spiritually, it’s not small. In some ways, starting a…
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Church PlantingCurrent Events

7 Marks of Essential Ecclesiology

  “So… I think we may have planted a church.” I’ve heard that statement no less than two dozen times since March of 2020. Actually, it often sounds more like a question—“I’m Ron Burgundy?” COVID has invited much creativity across…
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Church PlantingCurrent Events

Pitfalls to Avoid When Planting in the Pandemic

  There’s no question the pandemic has dramatically affected church planting efforts. The Send Institute works closely with church planting organizations, and over the last year, we’ve seen newly launched churches revert back to pre-launch phases, teams indefinitely push out…
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Saturate Podcast

Training Elders in a Church of Missional Communities

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Duke Revard and Jeff Vanderstelt discuss developing elders in a church of missional communities. As go the leaders, so goes the church. This is no less true in a church of missional communities.…
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PrayerSpiritual Growth

Listening to God Backward and Forward

  One of my favorite rhythms in our marriage is our annual conversation and reflection on the year that was and the year that is coming. It was in these moments we prayed about starting a new missional community, moving…
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Saturate Podcast

10 Lessons in 10 Years of Soma

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Duke Revard and Jeff Vanderstelt will be joined by Chris Gonzalez and Paul Dean. In 2020, we celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Soma Family of Churches and we want to pause…
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EthicsGospel

We Must Kill Racism Before It Kills Us

  The legendary American poet and activist, Maya Angelou, once wrote, “Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future, and renders the present inaccessible.” As we consider how our presuppositions affect our view of the world, it…
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ChurchLeadershipMissional CommunityPastoring

Leading Churches Through This COVID Season

  This is Part 2. See more responses in the previous post here. We reached out to a few churches from different cities and contexts and asked them to share how they are navigating COVID. We hope their responses encourage…
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ChurchCurrent EventsLeadershipUncategorized

Leading Churches Through This COVID Season

    We reached out to a few churches from different cities and contexts and asked them to share how they are navigating COVID. We hope their responses encourage you with the unique challenges and opportunities we are all encountering…
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Saturate Podcast

Discipleship as Being with Jesus

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Duke Revard will be joined by author and Spiritual Director, Adele Calhoun. Our hope is that as you listen, you gain a clearer understanding of how essential it is for disciples of Jesus…
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En EspañolIglesiaLiderazgoPastoreo

Nuestro Trabajo no es ser Jesús

El ministerio pastoral puede ser una ocupación peligrosa. Muchos entran en esta obra con un llamado noble y piadoso: traer gloria a Jesús pastoreando y equipando a su rebaño para hacer discípulos que hagan discípulos. Sin embargo, muchos de nosotros…
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Saturate Podcast

Decentralized Discipleship with The Underground

 In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Duke Revard and Jeff Vanderstelt talk with Jeremy Stephens and Tomy Wilkerson from The Underground. We’ll talk about micro churches, the similarities and differences between them and missional communities. We learn from what…
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Saturate Podcast

Family Discipleship in the Everyday

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Jeff Vanderstelt and Duke Revard talk about family discipleship in the everyday stuff of life. In COVID we’ve seen some of our discipleship structure break down which has revealed both the ways parents…
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Current EventsMissionMissionary

How the Pandemic Will Change Evangelism for Good

  Will leaders, called of God to minister, rise to the challenge of equipping the body to do the work of evangelizing others to Christ during this unique and pivotal time in the life of the church? At times, outreach…
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Bible & TheologyFoundationsMissionMissionary

Joining God in His Mission

  (Post seven in an eleven-part series from Alan Hirsch. Read post six here.) It is false to say that only Christians can experience God.  One of the most basic assumptions of the incarnational missionary is to assume God is already…
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