Entries by Tony

One Overriding Truth to Have Regional Impact – Part 1

In our work in VUSA, we desire to connect with regional leaders who likewise desire to impact and bring Jesus Christ’s gospel further into their region so as to bring about change – whatever that region might be. As we process regions, there is one elusive truth on which we need to focus. From where […]

The Word of God Becoming More Alive in My Life

“For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are […]

How Do I Identify a Gatherer?

How do I identify or discover a gatherer? Since using a GSE process is dependent upon discovering a gatherer, it is a key question. I suggest this process: 1. Know very well what the Bible says about gatherers. Know well the biblical examples of gathering and the 14 Greek words that express ‘gather to mission’ […]

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Gatherers – Gathering to Jesus’ Mission

Gatherers have been around for about 2,000 years (and more). Gatherers have been used to start churches for about 2,000 years. How pervasive is this gathering to Jesus’ mission idea? There are fourteen Greek words that translate the semantic concept in the NT of ‘gathering to mission’ (Gathering to Mission, p. 42). These fourteen words […]