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Cultivating Gospel Ecosystems around "Kitchen Tables"
Transformational Networks are communities of service and learning that train people in an integral, biblical worldview. They gather lay leaders and pastors together around "kitchen tables" in a collaborative effort to transform all areas of life including the family, church, school, business, government, and media. They train people to impact their communities with the whole Gospel. And they put into practice Jesus' teachings about salvation, justice, and reconciliation, not only for life within a church's walls on Sundays, but also for life in the world the rest of the week.
These kitchen table talks ask questions like the following:
- What does the Good News of Jesus look like here and now?
- How has God brought us together to be part of that?
Transformational Networks can be thought of as "Gospel ecosystems." When a Gospel ecosystem is healthy, it expresses the unity in diversity of God's Kingdom. Reproducing churches that are discipling believers to follow Christ in all areas of life are at the center of a Gospel ecosystem. Interrelated networks of pastors, educators, business people, and artists, among others, seek to express Kingdom values in all areas.
Transformational Networks are spreading worldwide.
Eleven networks are in various stages of development in:
- Costa Rica
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
The line on the map illustrates that transformational networks are global and local. Relationships are developing between church planting clusters in North America and transformational networks in other countries. These global networks emphasize young adults' involvement.
Transformational Networks - General Fund
You can support the Transformational Networks' general fund which provides funding for the work of the entire transformational networks strategy. This includes funding for individual networks, research for the development of new networks, travel costs for the coordinator, and other administrative costs.
You can support the work of a specific Transformational Network. See specific networks here ....
Donate by check: Make checks payable to Christian Reformed World Missions (or CRWM). Include the fund code and project name on the memo line.
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Transformational Networks need our prayers. These Quarterly Updates can inform your prayers for Transformational Networks. Read more ....
The individual networks are independent but connected. Each network has its own coordinator or coordinating team.
World Missions' overall transformational strategy is coordinated by CRWM missionary Joel Huyser. Joel, based in Nicaragua, has played a formative role in the development of the Nehemiah Center, a transformational network in Nicaragua. Read more about Joel....
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