Posts by Renita


God is Good!


Posted By on Dec 5, 2019

We believed that 2019 would be a breakthrough year for DML with denominations and we have seen that happen. In 2019, we were able to join with six denominations representing nearly 30,000 churches and are in conversations with others. You can see from our metrics below, how God has been blessing our teams across Africa to reach churches and businesspeople with this forgotten truth! This is just the first three quarters of 2019.  We...

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DML: A Message and a Method


Posted By on Dec 5, 2019

It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It is what you know for sure that just ain’t so (Mark Twain). DML is about a message and a method. The method is training built on a solid Biblical foundation of God’s message.   As we travel and teach, we find recurring “truths” in many churches that “just ain’t so.” Here are a few of our favorite: the church is a place to go, not a people equipped to go, some things are sacred...

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Every quarter, our implementing partners send us reports of the work that has gone on relating to Discipling Marketplace Leaders in their specific region or country.  Some of those numbers tell us that in the first half of 2019, more than 1100 pastors in eight countries were taken through the DML workshop and more than 500 businesses were trained to do their work as an act of worship, as well as other basic business skills. Included...

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August 9 would have been the 65th birthday of my late husband, Bob Reed.  It’s been almost ten years since his death, and it’s difficult to not wonder what life would have been like for me, for Hannah, for Noah, and for many others, had he not left so soon.  But lately, I’ve been thinking about his death in light of the life of Jesus and the death of his own earthly father. Mark 6:3 says, “He’s just a...

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In Discipling Marketplace Leaders, we teach that every Christian should have a quadruple bottom line:  social, economic, environmental, and missional. All four are important.  But the one that is often the most difficult for people to understand is the environmental bottom line. Thomas Aquinas said, “Any error about creation also leads to an error about God.” We forget how intimate the relationship between God and the...

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