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Identify a Gatherer

How do I identify a gatherer? Since the GSE process depends upon finding a gatherer, it is a key question. I suggest this process: 1. Know what the Bible says about gatherers. Know the biblical examples of gathering and the 14 Greek words…
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Gathering to Mission

Gatherers have been around for 2,000 years or more. They have been used to start 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…
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Biblical Gatherers – The Leper

In Mark 1:40-45, Jesus heals a leper. 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 enter…
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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…
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Keys to Small Beginnings

I love small beginnings; I am comfortable with small beginnings because Jesus Christ has to show up to get things done and move things ahead. As He does this, there is not confusion as to where the credit and glory goes. Small beginnings are…