Gather or Be Gathered

As I study the biblical pathway of gathering, I continue to learn and marvel at how Jesus does this. Since discerning what the Bible has to say so clearly about gatherers, I have worked to train others in Simple Gathering. But I have become…
gatherers and evangelists

Gatherers are not Evangelists – Distinction 3

A third distinction between evangelists and gathers is that evangelists keep on moving, both with individuals and with local assemblies. Evangelists are gifted to share the truth of the gospel with people. I watch them and love to see them…
gatherers and evangelists

Gatherers are not Evangelists – Distinction 2

In my just-shy-of-forty-years of vocational ministry, I have met six evangelists who self-identify as evangelists. Perhaps I am not hanging out in the right places, but I am not meeting large numbers of men and women who will raise a hand when…
gatherers and evangelists

Gatherers are not Evangelists – distinction 1

Gatherers are not evangelists in at least three ways. First, they do not necessarily share the entirety of the gospel. They don't give a gospel presentation­ to unsaved people as we would commonly think an evangelist would. Gatherers gather…
gathering and other gifts

Gathering and Other Gifts

How does Gathering interface with other gifts? Is there a pure Gatherer gift? And He gave some as apostles, some as prophets, some as evangelists, some as pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for…
The Gathering Gift

The Gathering Gift

We do not find gatherers listed in the New Testament gift lists, so why or how do we call gathering a spiritual gift? Let me build fences around what I believe is true about gatherers and gathering. Hopefully these fences will corral the…