GCI Equipper is a monthly e-magazine from Grace Communion International (GCI). Its purpose is to equip ministers of all types for a mission-focused journey with Jesus. Equipper is published online the first Wednesday of each month (excluding U.S. national holidays). The editorial team includes Ted Johnston (managing editor), Rick Shallenberger (feature editor) and Mike Morrison (copy editor). All material published in Equipper is copyright © GCI. Permission is granted to forward and repost this material with attribution that includes the GCI Equipper web address: Equipper.gci.org.