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Part 12 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In this series on missional and formational I have been using some Christian lingo. It’s insider talk. If you went out “Jaywalking,” as Jay […]

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Part 11 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series So far, I’ve looked at the biblical connections between the missional and formational dimensions of the Christian life. After some initial definitions, I’ve examined […]

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Part 10 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In my last two posts, I showed how missional and formational aspects of discipleship are intertwined in John 15. When we remain in the […]

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Part 9 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Yesterday I began to offer some thoughts on the intersection of missional and formational in John 15. Here, Jesus says that he is the […]

Part 8 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Today, I want to examine a text in the Gospel of John that is profoundly missional and formational. It shows that you can’t have […]

Part 7 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In my last post I showed that formational and missional realities were both present in Jesus’ own ministry, as he took time away from […]

Part 6 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series If you read through the Gospels looking for connections between formational and missional, you’ll discover plenty of them. In today’s post I’ll cite and […]

Part 5 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Today I’m returning to the series I began last week: Missional and Formational? So far I’ve looked briefly at some connections between missional and […]

Part 4 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In my last post I mentioned that Jesus, as a carpenter, would have had to operate his business with integrity if he were to […]

Part 3 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series It’s always risky to try and speak of the forces that formed Jesus and his ministry. Partly we face the problem of his uniqueness […]

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