Discover Your Mission
Discover Your Mission Now
Discover Your Mission Now! Five Simple Practices to Change Your World by Dave Ferguson with Jon Ferguson & Tim Sutherland.
You were made with a mission in mind! As a follower of Jesus, He has an exciting part for you to play in His mission of changing the world. In Discover Your Mission Now you will come to a crystal clear understanding of the Jesus mission and your part in it. You will gain an understanding of the five consistent missional practices that Jesus lived out in His life. These five simple to understand, but challenging to live out daily missional practices are designed to bless the places that you are sent and people in your life. As you begin to live out these missional practices, you will not only discover your own mission in life but that you are changing the world around you.
Dave Ferguson is the Lead Pastor of COMMUNITY, an innovative multi-site missional community who is passionate about â€œhelping people find their way back to Godâ€. CCC has grown from a few college friends to thousands every weekend meeting at 14 locations throughout Chicago and was recognized as one of the most influential churches in America. Dave provides visionary leadership for NewThing whose dream is to be a catalyst for a movement of reproducing churches. He is also the co-founder of the Institute for Community, who partner with real estate developers and apartment communities to accomplish their mission of â€œhelping people build quality relationships where you live and work through the power of genuine community.â€ He is the author/co-author of The BIG IDEA (2007), Exponential (2010) and On The Verge (2011). Next to Jesus, Dave loves his wife, Sue, immensely and his three terrific kids Amy, Joshua and Caleb.
Jon Ferguson is co-founder of Community Christian Church, a reproducing church with 12 locations in the Chicago area. He serves as teaching pastor and leads the team of staff champions for adult, student, childrenâ€™s and creative arts ministries across all Community locations. Jon is also the co-founder and Movement Architect of NewThing whose mission is to be a catalyst for a movement of reproducing churches. After co-authoring The Big Idea and Exponential, his next adventure has landed Jon in the heart of Chicago to lead the launch of three new church sites. He is director of this Chicago Network, which currently has two campuses and is set to launch the third in October of 2013. He currently resides in Chicago with his wife, Lisa, and their two children, Graham and Chloe. You can follow him on Twitter @jonferguson and via his blog at jonferguson.org.
Tim Sutherland is the Teaching Team Leader of Community Christian Church in Illinois, a multi-site church with 13 locations around Chicagoland. Tim has bachelor’s degree from Milligan College and a Master’s degree is in marriage and family therapy from Fuller Seminary. After more than a decade in private practice as a licensed marriage and family therapist, he joined the staff of Community as Teaching Pastor. Tim has written articles for Marriage Partnership magazine, curriculum for Standard Publishing and commentaries for The Quest Study Bible from Zondervan, as well as scholarly publications in the field of marriage and family therapy. He speaks nationally and internationally for churches and conferences.
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