The way people are coming to know Jesus is changing…check out this short video.

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Jason Lantz, visionary leader of Rivertree Christian Church, shares insight about moving toward a missional model. Watch this short video to find out more.

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What led to RiverTree Christian Church’s commitment to make disciples—not consumers? As former lead pastor of the church, I was recently asked by Exponential Network to share some thoughts about the church’s shift to missional life.

“When I began with Future Travelers, the burning question was, ‘How do we produce disciples who are committed to following Jesus rather than consumers of church goods?’ As we wrestled through this question throughout our time during Future Travelers, we began to see ways to transition RiverTree in our core teachings about what it means to be a follower of Jesus, and in our core practices about how we live as followers of Him.”

Watch the video to hear more:

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I am blessed for one reason and one reason only . . . to be a blessing to others.

God is looking for people to whom he can entrust his resources.

Always tithe.

Generosity begets generosity.

How I handle my money is a barometer of my spiritual health. 

 

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I’m excited to be leading the Transitioning To Missional Forum on behalf of Stadia, at Exponential West this October 6-7.  You can check it out at www.exponential.org.

 

Here are some questions I recently answered in preparation for the forum:

 

1. What about the multi-leader forum format appealed to you? Why do you want to give valuable time to lead it?

I believe that hearing from and interacting with a panel of thought leaders and practitioners will create an amazing dialogue and format from which we all can learn together—especially when it comes from the tensions we face from the missional shift. […]

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There have been some dramatic shifts that have a direct impact on church planting.  Check out this video to learn more.

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Divorce is not an option.
Enjoy hobbies together.
No secrets about money.
Have good friends.
Keep Jesus at the center.

What have you learned from your parents about marriage?

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God, You are above, but not pushed up.
You are beneath, but not pressed down.
You are outside, but not excluded.
You are inside, but not confined.
God, You are above all things presiding,
Beneath all things sustaining,
Outside of all things embracing
And inside of all things filling.

–Based on the words of A.W. Tozer

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My friend, Alex Poindexter, shares some insight into what it means to be generous.  Check out this video.

 

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The Joy Of Nothing by Foy Vance

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Welcome To The New by Mercy Me

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The Lone Bellow by The Lone Bellow

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