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 production team includes Ted Johnston (publisher and managing editor), Rick Shallenberger (feature writer) 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 Equipper’s web address: Equipper.gci.org.