Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

The Black Swan Effect, edited by Felicty Dale – Available Now

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While for some churches, fully appreciating women in ministry has been in place for a while, there are a number of churches thoughtful working through the issue today. In fact, I just got an email from a friend whose mega-church … Continue reading

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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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Creating a Missional Culture – A Year Later

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It was about a year ago that IVP released Creating a Missional Culture: Equipping the Church for the Sake of the World.  Upon the anniversary of its release, I thought I would give some reflections on what has happened this … Continue reading

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