DFCS Renovation Update

On October 17th, a group of Resonate volunteers served the foster community by renovating a few rooms in the Dekalb Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) building. The DFCS building was in need of some love. The waiting area for kids had recently been vandalized, but also lacked any...

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Keys to the Kingdom

Jesus spent three years here on earth. During that time, you would think Jesus would spend a lot of time teaching his disciples about how to proclaim the Gospel. That He would have a preaching class and a ‘how to communicate the four spiritual laws’ seminar, etc. But during His...

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Rhythms: ReCreate

From the beginning God setup a pattern of living, that included creation (work) and rest. As we talk about the concept of Rhythms, our weekly rhythm of life should be a part of this. Lets look at Soma School‘s breakdown of what it means to ReCreate as part of missional...

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Rhythms: Eat

Instead of ‘adding’ a bunch of missional actions to your life, why not look at things you are already doing and transforming them. I think its amazing that God has given us a daily reminder that we need something outside of us to meet a hunger and need. We get...

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Rhythms: Bless

Everyone in this world is given something, life, talents, time, resources, expertise, etc. God’s people are different in what they do with it, and to understand that we’ve been blessed to be a blessing is substantial to the missional pattern of life. Let’s continue looking at the Rhythms as we...

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Rhythms: Celebrate

If our story is the Good News, then we should be known of the most celebratory people in the world. It should mark who we are. As Jeff Vanderstelt said, “As missionary people we are sent into a culture to engage in the celebrations with the people, but we bring...

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Rhythms: Listen

As part of being story formed people, and living amongst people who are formed by other stories, its important for us to be a listening people as well. Let’s continue with the second Rhythm in our series on Gospel Rhythms continued from the Soma School. We submit to God through...

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Rhythms: Story Formed

How does one actually live an incarnational life? How does our faith become an everyday thing? In every culture there are rhythms that are consistent across the board. The first of these Rhythms we will be looking at is that we are a story formed people. These values are all...

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Incarnational Over Missional

Let’s so how many trendy Christian buzzwords we can use at one time, right? But seriously, I think there needs to be an important distinction. Look, I am all for ‘missional’ as a movement, thought, priority, but there needs to be some caution. Missional is what we ‘do.’ We are...

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