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Behind the Liturgy

As part of our Missio On Ramp process, newer people to the Missio Family are asked to submit three questions to the elders about Missio.  They can be theological, biblical, or practical.  Chuck Schwartzmann recently asked a great question about our liturgy. “I am very comfortable with Missio Dei but I have been surprised to […]

A Letter From Your Pastors

Missio Dei Family, We love pastoring this church – this family.  There have been two times in our brief history where we, as your elders and pastors, have sensed a calling from the Spirit to write a letter speaking directly into a current event. Today is the third. No doubt you have seen or at least heard […]

Our Summer Plans

Missio Dei Communities has been hard at work over the last year.  We have multiplied from one congregation gathering in Tempe to four congregations gathering in Tempe, Mesa, Camelback, and Peoria. Over the last year we’ve.. served hundreds of meals through IHELP served dinner to every teacher at Thew Elementary served hundreds of meals through […]

The Day Of Darkness

Yesterday many of us fasted, feasted, or walked the Stations of the Cross together.  We sang songs, heard Scripture, prayed, and cried. We each attempted in our own way to enter into the horror of Good Friday. But if you are like me- it’s was done with a little bit of pretending.  I can’t ever […]

Sometimes God Speaks in the Wilderness

A few weeks ago, Chris suggested we take a couple hours to get out into the wilderness and ask God to speak.  I’m not sure if he really expected us to do it or not, but I figured hearing from God wouldn’t be a terrible thing. I got up early and drove to the Superstition […]