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…

Keys to Small Beginnings

I love small beginnings; I embrace small beginnings because Jesus Christ must act to get things done and move things ahead. As He does this, there is no confusion as to where the credit and glory go. Small beginnings are important 1) Zechariah…
what is a GSE church

What is a GSE Church?

A GSE church start is a new church that uses the Gatherer/Shepherd/Elder process. This process is a quick, no cost way to start churches. The process is about two thousand years old. Begin with a Gatherer – a people magnet, someone who…