Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

The New Parish by Paul Sparks, Tim Soerens & Dwight Friesen – Available for Pre-order Now!

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Last month I finished reading The New Parish by Paul Sparks, Tim Soerens and Dwight Friesen. I appreciate this book immensely because it takes the missional conversation a step further by developing a strong theology of place. More than that, … Continue reading

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The Person of Peace and Their “Oikos”

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When it comes to sharing our faith in wisdom, it is vital to understand a couple of concepts, the person of peace and their “oikos“.  I’ve known and used the person of peace approach to evangelism for some time now. … Continue reading

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From Indonesia – Some Current Highlights of My Trip

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God has given me the opportunity to visit 34 countries, but this was my first time I had a chance to visit Indonesia. Indonesia has the fourth largest population in the world, after China, India and the USA with 238 … Continue reading

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Salt, Light, and a City by Graham Hill – A Review

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Here is the start of the review I did on Salt, Light and a City: Introducing Missional Ecclesiology by Graham Hill. To check out the total review, go to EMQ Online. What does it mean to develop a missional ecclesiology … Continue reading

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The Art of Parish Renewal – Inhabit Conference 2013, Seattle WA

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I’m totally stoked to participate in this years Inhabit Conference, which is taking place in Seattle, Washington on April 19th & 20th.  Inhabit is about practice, presence and place.  It’s about the transformation of the places we live, the neighborhoods … Continue reading

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David Fitch on Why the Missio Alliance?

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I will be talking about the Missio Alliance regularly over the next few weeks on my blog, because I believe it is an critical movement in our time and I want as many of you as possible to come to … Continue reading

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