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Key Thoughts for Today’s Church: A conversation for Covid-19 days and beyond 

We are living in a new day for church in the U.S. Covid19 is a call to change. It’s a “gray rhino” event, “a highly probable, high impact yet neglected threat...” (Michele Wucker) It challenges us to think differently about our…

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…
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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…
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Biblical Examples of Gathering - The Leper

Mark 1:40-45 In this passage, Jesus heals the leper. Jesus even tells the leper to not tell anyone about this. He does so anyway! I believe the leper is a gatherer. What happens next is astounding: Mark 1:45 – “But he went out and…
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Biblical Examples of Gatherers - Jesus Christ

  There are a number of examples of gatherers in the NT. I am blogging on a few of these examples in the next few blog posts. Let us begin with Jesus – He does all things well, He gathers to His own mission. Please keep in…