The name Dwelling 1:14 references John 1:14 and the incarnational, missional nature both of Jesus and of those who would follow Him into the world. Dwelling 1:14 is a nonprofit ministry which helps like-minded Jesus-followers connect in their neighborhoods, workplaces and schools for discipling and missional living.
If you are starting to ask, “How can we become more intentional about joining Jesus’ mission in the community around us?” Dwelling 1:14 can help. Pastor Greg Finke works with your pastor(s) and a small group of leaders to discover... >>
Your congregation has been introduced to missional living through sermons, service projects and mission trips. They have had several “tastes” of going out into the community as Jesus’ hands and feet... >>
For people and congregations ready to really dive in and get started living missionally and establishing and multiplying missional communities. They will leave with clear, biblical information and inspiration. They will leave with a simple, personal plan for... >>
Perhaps God is giving you pause so you can put yourself into position to be discipled by Jesus. You don’t have to struggle with a 20 year learning curve! Greg knows how important it is both to ask the right questions and to recieve insights about... >>
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Help Dwelling 1:14 go wherever there are willing leaders, no matter their financial resources. With your donation, you can help us go wherever there is a group of leaders ready to help their people join Jesus' mission.
“Most of us know or have a sense that “things aren’t working the way they used to work” in our congregations. And, most of us are experimenting and pressing on new things...Greg understands what’s going on and can help build a “sending” culture in your congregation.”
“If God has convinced you that the goal of your leadership in the church is not to get the community to come to church, but to get the church into the community; and, if you realize that you will need some encouragement and guidance from a brother who has become convinced of that himself and has navigated those waters in his own life and leadership, then Greg Finke and Dwelling 1:14 will be just what you need.”
"From that time on Jesus began to explain to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that He must be killed and on the third day be raised to life." Matthew 16:21
The question as we approach Holy Week is, "Why?"
Why the cross? Why "must" He go?
Hebrews 12:2 gives us a hint, "Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, ...who for the joy set before Him endured the cross..."
About a year ago, I told you our story about the sunrise Easter gathering that sprung up in our neighborhood. As a reminder, I have included a portion of that blog post below.
In that post I wrote: "Last Sunay was Easter. It was a big deal for Christians around the world. And rightly so! It is the day Jesus rose from the dead and unleashed His life and hope and powerful truth that is redeeming the world still today. Christians gather in churches everywhere for Easter services.
I have a good friend here in Houston named Jim Spivey who is always saying important things.He's not trying to be profound.In fact, he usually has a silly grin on his face. It's just that he has been undone by God's grace. And with that grace has come a radical rethinking of... everything.
All that to say, I really appreciate Jim's perspective.
His perspective has been redone by the reality Jesus speaks of when He says, "Whoever loses his...