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Missional Living

A Response to Barna’s Study, Where Do We Go From Here?

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We who represent Jesus Christ often pray for His influence in our nation. But in light of that desire, it seem…

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Helping you self examine

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When I was on staff at Grace Community Church in Detroit, Michigan, I loved how the church leadership pursued having a worship stage that reflected the diversity of church attendees. There was a significant African American population at the predominantly White church.

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Important Announcement Regarding Dan Hamil

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Over the last eight years, I have written tens of thousands of words to you as the NAB family with the hopes of pastorally, prophetically, and passionately stirring in you an even greater desire to love God fully, worship Him deeply, follow Jesus faithfully, and witness to this world brightly.

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The Process of Deciding, Discerning, and Doing

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In light of this three-article series on discernment, it seems appropriate to finish with a final article on some practical application. This piece covers some decisions we need to make, some examples of discernment processes we can apply (including two book reviews), and then finally an encouragement towards actually doing, or putting what we have discerned into practice.

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The Process of Deciding, Discerning, and Doing

by: Cam Roxburgh

In light of this three-article series on discernment, it seems appropriate to finish with a final article on some practical application. This piece covers some decisions we need to make, some examples of discernment processes we can apply (including two book reviews), and then finally an encouragement towards actually doing, or putting what we have discerned into practice.

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Developing Practices of Communal Discernment

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To follow up with last week’s article on discerning God at work in our neighbourhoods, we offer this article from Aileen Van Ginkel on corporate discernment. Aileen is the vice president of Ministry Services with the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, and she holds a doctoral degree from Tyndale Seminary in the area of discernment.

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Developing Practices of Communal Discernment in Relation to Institutional Decision-making

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Practices of communal discernment that are intertwined with decision-making and strategic planning processes offer an opportunity to bridge the divide between what is deemed to be “sacred” and what is said to be “secular.”

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Philippines Relief Effort

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Early in December, a Category 4 typhoon made landfall in the Philippines. Mayette Ativo-Bueno, an NAB national missionary who runs the Bicol Center for Christian Leadership (BCCL) in Legazpi City, said, “Only by the grace of God did we survive with minimal damage.”

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