PREPARING INDIVIDUALS & GROUPS FOR MISSION
Tools for Understanding...
Articles: Missional Community-MadeSimple, Verge; Missional Community Tools, T. Engstrom; New Urban Christians, T. Keller; Evangelism Papers, Lausanne
Talks: Belonging to a Missional Church, T. Keller
Books: The Master Plan of Evangelism, R. Coleman; Saturate, J. Vanderstelt; Simple Church, T. Rainer & E. Geiger; Gospel Disciple (free e-book) D. Putnam;
On the Block, D. Logan; Center Church, T. Keller; Missional Church, D. Guder; Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, J.I. Packer; Evangelism, Mack Stiles;
The Soul Winner (free e- book), C.H. Spurgeon; Let the Nations Be Glad, J. Piper;
Work as ministry...Articles: Business as Mission, Lausanne; Books: Every Good Endeavor, T. Keller
The poor...Articles: The Gospel & the Poor, T. Keller; Books: T. Keller; Generous Justice, T. Keller; When Helping Hurts, S. Corbett & B. Fikkert
Tools to Use...
- 3 Story Evangelism - Share MY Story; Hear THEIR Story; Tell GOD's Story; For more resources on telling the Gospel as Story.
- Bridge to Life, NAVs (written) or Bridge to Life (verbally given)
- Share the Gospel Workbook, BACC
- Encounters With Jesus, Prodigal God, or Reason For God, T. Keller...Hand out & discuss with unbelieving friends
- As a missional group, grasp it...dream it...launch it with Sow-Reap-Cultivate; Mission Dream worksheet; Mission Launch steps
- Group Studies for Seekers or Skeptics
- Reasons ...website with help for those grappling with science and faith questions
- Training Workshop on Fishing for People (Video), S. Addison's Following & Fishing Resources
- Learn your planting context...Exegete Your Planting Area Tool, sample-downtown Annapolis; U.S. Census Bureau
and Ethnographic Study of Planting Location, Percept Group