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The Purpose of Mission Alive Brochure

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Mission Training is a two-year process, consisting of four, two-day Equipping Labs that occur every six months. …

Mission Training is a two-year process, consisting of four, two-day Equipping Labs that occur every six months.
Each Equipping Lab addresses a major topic related to planting and renewing churches.

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  • 1. The Purpose of Mission Alive: To equip church planting leaders to plant missional communities with unbelievers as the primary focus and to partner with churches for missional renewal and church planting. “Mission Alive is an important training system that brings a distinctly missional interpretation to the task of training church planters. I am honored to be associated with it.” Alan Hirsch, author of Shaping of Things to Come, Forgotten Ways and ReJesus, and Founding Director of Forge Mission Training Network Leaders who experience Mission Training will: • Grow in their relationship with God. • Learn to lead searchers to the Lord. • Develop skills for making disciples. • Deepen their theological frameworks for discipleship and mission. MISSION TRAINING • Be prepared to lead missional communities. • Create a pipeline in their churches for developing leaders. • Be equipped to participate in a regional network of discipleship and mission. PO Box 117575 • Carrollton TX 75011 • Ph 214.471.5722 missiontraining@missionalive.org • missionalive.org Equipping Leaders in Discipleship and Mission
  • 2. North America is a mission field. The culture is increasingly post-Christian. Many churches are inwardly focused, plateaued or dying. God is calling the church to become a missionary community MISSION TRAINING Mission Training is a two-year process, consisting of four, two-day Equipping Labs that occur every six months. Each Equipping Lab addresses a major topic related to planting and renewing churches. - entering into the world just as God in Jesus took on flesh and moved into the Cultivate: neighborhood. personal DISCIPLEShip Mission Training is designed to help churches follow Jesus into the mission field. Mission Alive entered into our journey with God and not only began equipping us in theologically informed, practical ways, but helped us develop disciples and leaders along the way. Mission Alive has become a sort of extended family to our church family. Fred Liggin, Lead Minister, Williamsburg Christian Church, Williamsburg, Virginia Focus: nurturing personal spirituality and relationship to God as the foundation of mission Launch: kingdom movements Focus: developing “centers of mission” that serve as hubs for church planting and renewal SuppORTED by: - Strategic Coaching - Online Learning - Huddles EQUIP: PLANT: missional communities Focus: forming mid-sized groups that reach and disciple people in neighborhoods and relational networks DISCIPLE-making leaders Focus: multiplying leaders of a missional movement Mission Alive helped us turn our dream into reality. The training and coaching gave us courage, expanded our vision, and provided us the nuts and bolts to put the vision into action on the ground. Kevin Vance, Church Planter, Gentle Road Church of Christ, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada