Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

LA 2010: Speaker Themes – Kurt Fredrickson

With LA 2010 right around the corner, I will be posting specific ways that people are going to address our theme of discipleship. I will share the title of their talk, the talk in a sentence and the talk in a paragraph. For a full list of the speakers and details about this UNconference, check out this LA 2010 post. Please RSVP for this event on our facebook event page. We have a seating capacity, so those who register on facebook will have first priority.  Here is what Kurt Fredrickson will be addressing.

Title: Pirate Discipleship: Following Jesus as Social Connection

Talk in a Sentence: We follow Jesus best in community with others.

Talk in a Paragraph: Discipleship is based on relationships not programs.  Disciplining takes place best in community; people walking together. As we walk together, in the midst of life, transformation happens. The primary metaphor for discipleship is journey.

Kurt Fredrickson is the Associate Dean for Doctor of Ministry and Continuing Education, and Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary. Prior to coming to Fuller, he was on the pastoral staff at Simi Covenant Church for 24 years. Kurt is the senior chaplain with the Simi Valley Police Department and serves on the boards of the Free Clinic of Simi Valley, and the Simi Valley Community Foundation. He is also a member of the Homelessness Task Force for the City of Simi Valley. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Simi Valley.

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