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Resources by Lance Ford

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Right Here, Right Now (Shapevine): Everyday Mission for Everyday People

Right Here, Right Now (Shapevine): Everyday Mission for Everyday People

by Alan Hirsch and Lance Ford

People in all walks of life are discovering what it means to be involved, concerned, missional Christians. But simply having block parties or spending more time downtown is not enough to describe what it means to be a missional people. What is needed is a reformation of the way we actually live our lives as Jesus followers. We need to see a way of living fai… Read more…

The Missional Quest Becoming a Church of the Long Run

The Missional Quest Becoming a Church of the Long Run

by Ed Stetzer, Lance Ford and Brad Brisco

When Christ calls people, he invites them on a journey—a journey taken together in community. We have reached a point in history, however, when we think of the church as a fixed place where isolated individuals show up, consume a Christian message, drink some coffee, and get on with their lives. The times demand, and the gospel proclaims, that we… Read more…

Revangelical

Revangelical

by Lance Ford and Dan Kimball

When you hear the word evangelical, do you think “good news”? That’s what the word means, and it’s what we are meant to be. Yet the surrounding culture often views us as exactly the opposite. Calling yourself an evangelical too often means you are seen through a negative stereotype; people are apprehensive when they hear that an evangelical family ha… Read more…

Next Door as It Is in Heaven

Next Door as It Is in Heaven

by Lance Ford and Brad Brisco

There was a time when neighbors knew each other’s names, when small children and the old and infirm alike had more than their families looking out for them. There was a time when our neighborhoods were our closest communities.No more. Neighborhoods have become the place where nobody knows your name. Into this neighborhood crisis the words of Jesus still ri… Read more…