Thursday, May 30, 2019

The Four Fields, a path to #NoPlaceLeft with Tom Hall of e3 Partners

How can one church or ministry, even a huge one, fulfill the great commission? The Four Fields is a simple strategy that provides a path to #NoPlaceLeft. Tom Hall of e3 Partners explains.

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Show Notes

Friday, May 24, 2019

40 Days in the Harvest

This summer I am going to be doing something called “40 Days in the Harvest”

This means I will be setting aside 40 days, scattered throughout the summer, to spend out in the harvest field: engaging the lost, sharing the Gospel, and discipling the fruit.

Why am I doing this?

  • To see where God is already at work in the hearts of people.
  • To demonstrate that people far from God are still interested in spiritual conversations. 
  • To provide a way to invite believers into the work (See below).
  • To begin building missionary teams focused on reaching the unchurched all around us.
We see very clearly in Luke 10 (and elsewhere in the New Testament), that it’s best to go into the harvest field with a partner or team. I’m currently seeking teammates for these 40 days.

  • When? Forty days scattered throughout the summer. Check out my schedule here. I’ll divide the day into time slots, with 3 hours being a preferred minimum. (You’re welcome to come the whole day and multiple days.) There’s also only 1 weekend day, but if this idea appeals to you and weekdays are not good I’d love to work with you and set up a Saturday or Sunday 
  • Where? I’d love to come to you and partner with you where you have a vision and burden, but you’re also welcome to join me wherever I'm going for that day. 
  • What? You don’t need to be an evangelism expert (or even an extrovert!) to come along. Just be willing to pray and walk with me. We’ll cover some tools and skills as we go, and I’ll only ask you to join in if you’re comfortable doing so.
If you're interested in joining or just have more questions, contact me and let me know! 

I hope to post a run-down of each harvest day after it happens. You can subscribe to this blog here to get those updates.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Brutal Facts with Dale Losch

This was a fun interview because Dale took things a different (and better!) direction than I was planning. You'll have to find out for yourself, but listen for what motivates most believers to reach the lost. One motivator is the brutal facts of lostness in the world, but Dale does a great job of sharing another.

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Show Notes

Thursday, May 16, 2019

What does #No Place Left mean? Steve Addison shares.

I took a short class to learn how to podcast and one of the assignments was to brainstorm a top 10 list of people you'd like to interview. We were supposed to start with our most 'gettable' guest and then guests 9 or 10 would be the difficult ones to track down.  Despite being farther down my list, Steve Addison was kind enough to do an interview and it felt like a perfect fit for my first episode.

Steve is an author of several books on movements, as well as a blogger, podcaster.  He also leads a missionary organization focused on multiplying disciples and churches AND puts the tools he teaches into practice himself. I have been totally spoiled by his interest in jumping in for my first episode.

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Show Notes for Episode 1.1

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

On the Road to #NPL Podcast - Season 1

What does No Place Left mean?
Can my church start a movement that would cause the gospel to reach every corner of my city?
Can I?

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If you've asked any of these questions then On the Road to No Place Left is a podcast for you. I'll be driving around and sharing about how you can pursue No Place Left wherever God has you. In short episodes, we'll interview guests that are pursuing movement in their cities, share skills and tools you can put into practice, and always include awesome stories of God at work.

You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts. The first episode will drop Thursday May 16.

Here's a rundown of Season 1: A Four Fields Framework
  • What’s #NoPlaceLeft? with Steve Addison, Move Network
  • Brutal Facts about the Lost with Dale Losch, President of Crossworld 
  • Four Fields Overview with Tom Hall, e3 Partners
  • Who is your Oikos? with Joleene Burts
  • From Hello to the Gospel in Three Questions
  • Sharing your story in 15 Seconds
  • The Three Circles Gospel Tool with Kenton Killebrew, Global Gates
  • Abiding in the Word, Prayer, and Fasting 
  • Three Thirds Discipleship
  • The 411 with Ginger Mayer, e3 Partners
  • The Healthy Church Circle
  • MAWLing Leaders with Mike Puckett, e3 Partners
  • Iron on Iron Leadership Sharpening Tool
  • Season Wrap Up: Big Vision, Clear Path, Simple Steps
I'm still solidifying more episodes and guests, but this is a general idea of where we're headed.

I hope you can jump in as we pursue sharing the gospel, making disciples, and reproducing leaders and churches until there is No Place Left where the name of Jesus hasn’t been heard.