gathering to mission

Gathering to Mission

Gatherers have been around for 2,000 years or more. They have been starting churches for 2,000 years. How pervasive is the idea of gathering to Jesus’ mission? There are twenty Greek words that translate the semantic concept in the New…
the healed leper is an example of a focused gatherer

Biblical Gatherers – The Leper

In Mark 1:40-45, Jesus heals a leper. Then Jesus tells the leper not to tell anyone about this, but... “But he went out and began to proclaim it freely and to spread the news around, to such an extent that Jesus could no longer publicly…
Jesus is a primary example of a New Testament gatherer.

Biblical Gatherers – Jesus

Jesus is a primary example of a New Testament gatherer. He gathers to His own mission. In John 1:35-51 we see two examples of Jesus gathering people to His mission: 1)  In John 1:35-42, John the Baptists stands with Andrew and one other…
the final six steps in the GSE process

GSE Final Six Steps

The final six steps follow in this order: 7. Listen for and discover the Elder The elder (1 Timothy 3/Titus 1) is key to the church’ss establishment. Elders do many things, but one thing they do without effort is bring longevity to the…
first six steps of the GSE process

GSE First Six Steps

In our network, we have our simple pathway to be sure we do not miss any critical steps. The first six steps in our regional pathway are: 1. Pray Where does your prayer focus take you? Who do you want to join you on this journey? 2. Identify…