Episode 265: Missional Discipleship

In a world that is balkanizing, what does it look like to have a universal mission? 

In Episode 265 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss missional discipleship and how to move your church from being consumers to servants. Here’s today’s question:

How can you disciple your church out of consumerism and into serving so that people serve with joy rather than out of obligation? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to engage your church into service through examining the life of Christ. 
  • How external worldviews heavily influence church culture. 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “If you come with a posture to take, then someone else leaves empty. But if you come with a posture to give, everyone leaves filled.”–@danielsangi  
  • “If we are going to be like Jesus we need to be people of the towel rather than people of the torch.”–
  • “People are far more likely to pick up a torch and pitchfork than a towel and basin.”–
  • “In the midst of all the chaos around us, we need a people of God in the Kingdom of God who have a different loyalty because they’re followers of God.”–
  • “When you’re serving in your church and in your community, you are living the life that Christ came to live.”–@danielsangi  
  • “Serving itself is a disciple-making activity.”–
  • “As we serve we become more like the One who modeled service for us.”–
  • “Discipleship is not just about doing a study, it’s about serving.”–

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