This is a fun conversation with the extraordinary leader and visionary, Dave Ferguson.
Dave Ferguson is an award-winning author and lead pastor of Community
Christian Church in Chicago. He also provides visionary leadership for the
international church-planting movement NewThing and is the president of the Exponential Conference.
Dave and his brother, Jon, just released a book, B.L.E.S.S.--5 Everyday Ways to Love Your Neighbor and Change the World
As pastors of Community Christian Church in the Chicago-area, Jon and Dave have seen the opportunity for their congregation to invest in others around them as we become more isolated as a society. In B.L.E.S.S: 5 Everyday Ways to Love Your Neighbor and Change the World, Jon and Dave provide a step-by-step guide encouraging Christians to love others, share the good news of the Gospel, and change the world. It all starts with one easy saying: B.L.E.S.S.
Begin (with prayer) to discover your personal mission Listen to others
Eat with others and build the relationship
Story. By establishing a relationship and investing in others, opportunities will arise toshare your story of God’s influence on your life.
Designed to be a practical resource for pastors, church leaders, and fellow Christians of all ages, B.L.E.S.S. inspires us all to be the light and salt of the world. Readers will discover:
• The impact prayer has on both believers and non-believers
• How to tangibly love others as Christ loved in the New Testament
• How God can use friendship to bring hope—and change our communities for good.
To order Dave and Jon's book: https://www.amazon.com/BLESS-Everyday-Neighbor-Change-World/dp/1684510880/ref=sr_1_2?crid=3MSG6ZWW17C0&dchild=1&keywords=bless+by+dave+ferguson&qid=1612454765&sprefix=bless+by+%2Caps%2C250&sr=8-2
More information on the Bless Book: https://www.bless-book.org
Dave's Website: https://daveferguson.org
The New Thing Network: http://www.newthing.org
Exponential Conference: https://exponential.org
If you'd like to see another resource on relationship evangelism, check out my book, Eats with Sinners: https://www.tyndalebooksellers.com/p/eats-with-sinners/9781631468322
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