Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means …

Total ChurchSteve Timmis recently did a series of posts on Twitter on ‘living ordinary life with gospel intentionality’ (see Total Church, 60-62 AmazonUK and 63-66 AmazonUS). Here they are gathered together …

  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … buying from local shops.
  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … frequenting a local coffee shop or pub.
  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … playing for a local sports team.
  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … always tipping generously in local restaurants.
  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … being the kind of neighbour everyone wants to have as a neighbour.
  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … volunteering at a local charity shop along with a couple of others from church.
  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … doing ordinary things in community.
  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … opening your home to, and sharing your food with others.
  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … walking the same route to work at the same time or catching the same train each day.
  • Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means … we do EVERYTHING for the sake of the gospel!

And here’s Steve’s twitter page.

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13 thoughts on “Living ordinary life with gospel intentionality means …

  1. In Good News to the Poor, didn’t you decry coffee shops as the ultimate symptom of a rich west with too much spare cash for its own good, or something like that? Do you agree with Steve here, and if so, what changed your mind? Thanks.

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  4. They are really helpful aren’t they? Putting flesh on the bones of the quotation.

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  6. One of the things it means for me as a pastor is doing my sermon prep with a bag of books and a laptop at the same local coffee on the same days each week.

  7. The men at our church have been discussing your book and talked about this quote this week.
    Gospel intentionality. This idea is so true. Thanks for fleshing this out more. I am going to pass this along.

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