Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

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

Black Swan Effect

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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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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Prodigal Christianity the Blog Tour – Signpost #7

Prodigal Christianity

I’m joining a number of other bloggers in a blog tour of Prodigal Christianity: 10 Signposts into the Missional Frontier authored by my friends David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw. Other bloggers have reviewed the first six signposts. Today I will … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Books on Leadership

Top Ten

So I have been passing some emails back and forth in regard to finding out people’s top 5 books in different areas.  Someone returned the favor by asking me what were my top five books on leadership, which has led … Continue reading

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LA 2012 – Friday, October 19th – Alan Hirsch [The Permanent Revolution]

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LA 2012 starts this coming Friday, October 19th at Travis Auditorium, Fuller Theological Seminary.  You can find more about the event here as well as register.  Check out the facebook page as well and let us know you are coming.  … Continue reading

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LA 2012 – A Larger Story – This Weekend: October 19th & 20th

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LA 2012 is just around the corner.  Registration is still open.  Here is a short description of the event. Does the church need a revolution?  Or does she need to evolve and rebirth herself in our current context?  It’s an … Continue reading

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The Future of the Gospel – The Inaugural Missio Alliance Gathering in Alexandria, VA on April 11 – 13th

The Future of the Gospel

If there is one gathering that you want to put on your calendar for next year, it is this one:  The Future of the Gospel: Renewing Evangelical Imagination for Mission.  I know, because I have been working with JR Rozko … Continue reading

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What People are Saying about “Creating a Missional Culture” – Part I

I’m working on my final edits of Creating a Missional Culture: Equipping the Church for the Sake of the World, which are due today.  For some exciting reasons, InterVarsity Press has moved up the release date to August 20th, 2012 … Continue reading

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The Nines – A Free Online Event

I had heard about this event last year and a little more about it this year.  It is a fully online conference and gathering for church leaders, where pastors and church leaders connect from across the world sharing and learning … Continue reading

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