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Missional Living

Scared Out of My Words

Scared Out of My Words

“I don’t wanna and I’m not gonna and you can’t make me.” No, I’m not quoting my two-year-old. It’s an adult. Well, he didn’t say this word-for-word. It’s my paraphrase of a Biblical hero who wasn’t exactly down with God’s plan for His life: Moses. […]

What Worked For Us in 2016

What Worked For Us in 2016

“That wasn’t enough. That’s not doing anything. You won’t impact anybody that way.” The Enemy whispers my inadequacies, and I listen. I try not to listen, but I do. Thankfully, we stopped listening long enough at times to live out our faith anyway. In 2016, […]

What It Means to Share the Gospel and Why We Do It

What It Means to Share the Gospel and Why We Do It

“I have good news! I wanted to share it with you.” That’s how we should be thinking about sharing the gospel. You see, the word gospel means “good news.” Something good to share with everyone. In my fear of rejection, I forget that at its […]

How To Reach Your Neighbors When You Think You Can’t

How To Reach Your Neighbors When You Think You Can’t

I want to reach out to others, but I can barely get out of the house some days. I can’t add anything more to my schedule. And then there’s actually having a conversation without about 20 interruptions of “Mom” and a diaper change. As moms, […]

Why Moms Have to Strive to Be Missional, Even on the Mission Field

Why Moms Have to Strive to Be Missional, Even on the Mission Field

Living missionally should come naturally on the mission field, right? In 2010, the Cervenka family moved to Japan for a year with a passion to share Jesus. The first time they moved there, they had two little ones. It turned out to be wonderful, fruitful, […]