Lots of laughing, people dropping in, kids and adults being silly and friends catching up on old times. That’s so fun. There’s a good chance even that description reminds you of a time in your life. A good time, I
I saw a church in a trailer today. A what? A church in a trailer. You know, one of those rectangular cargo trailers! A trailer that contains a church. Or rather the stuff that a church plant brings each week
I find it invigorating to work in different places. My creativity is fed by place and I think God uses environment to speak to us. Here’s one that works for me, how about you?
For spiritual formation last month, we asked Diaspora, Who are we in Christ?” and then we created a collage of pictures, words, drawings and shapes to answer the question. It’s fun when we get together to think, pray and express
I love it when Diaspora shares God Sightings also referred to as Sacrament of the Ordinary. These stories, incidents or testimonies are us telling where we’ve encountered God in our daily lives. It can be a huge life changing event or
Easter is the pivotal event and spiritual celebration of the year for Christians. It’s the time when we mark the crucifixion of Jesus, the time He died to take the penalty for sin on Himself. The time when he set
“What did Jesus have in mind when he commissioned the church to make disciples of all nations? A missional understanding of this commission requires us to see Jesus tactic as to mobilize a whole lot of little versions of himself
It’s so cool the way the Holy Spirit puts things together. One week at Diaspora, we had our regular DC (Disciplemaking Community). And parts of it were led as always by a variety of our people. And it was beautiful
[a post from mid 2016] I was reading Alan Hirsch’s THE FORGOTTEN WAYS, earlier today for the umpteenth time. Such an inspiring book as he looks at missional movements and the missional DNA that carry them forward. I was challenged,
Think of church as friends gathered around a kitchen table or in a living room instead of seated in an auditorium – that’s what we find in Diaspora. People in various stages of following Jesus gathering organically instead of organizationally.