Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

The Top 10 Books I Read in 2010

I’m getting close now to finishing my top 10 lists for 2010, or this this case top 11, since I have a tie for the 8th spot.  I know I’m a bit late, but I still want to complete them.  … Continue reading

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Missional Communities: 7 Frequently Asked Questions – Question 1

In the lead up to this years exponential conference for church planters in Orlando, where Verge and Exponential combine forces, they have asked some of us who are speaking to answer seven questions in regard to missional communities. The first … Continue reading

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The LA Book Release Party for ViralHope and Untamed – Friday, July 9th at the Home Restaurant

So now we have the new date for the ViralHope book release party, and the party has just gotten sweeter, for Alan and Deb Hirsch will be at the party as well, with their latest book –  Untamed. So if … Continue reading

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Untamed – A Chapter in a Page (Ch. 1)

This is a continuation of my series on Untamed: Reactivating a Missional Form of Discipleship by Alan and Deb. Take a moment to read the introduction to the series. I will summarize a chapter in a page and then give … Continue reading

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Untamed – A Chapter in a Page (Intro)

I’m in the process of reading Untamed: Reactivating a Missional Form of Discipleship by both Alan and Deb Hirsch.  So far I have found the book to be honest, real, challenging and inspiring.  Alan and Deb are a great personal … Continue reading

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ViralHope is Now Available on Amazon

I’m excited to announce that ViralHope: Good News from the Urbs to the Burbs (and everything in between) is now available on Amazon. This week is the official launch week of ViralHope. We have already sold over 1,000 copies of … Continue reading

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Equippers as Environmentalists: Re-Imagining Leadership in Today’s Western Church – Series

imagination Originally uploaded by tervaja Here is the complete series of posts on the topic: Equippers as Environmentalists: Re-imagining Leadership in Today’s Western Church I have put it in outline form. You can basically click on any section that interests … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favorite Bloggers of 2008

While I have had the chance to read a lot of books this year (I posted my top 20 books for 2008 yesterday), there are periods of time where I wasn’t able to do much reading of blogs.  At other … Continue reading

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My Top 20 Reads in 2008

I Love Books Originally uploaded by Weeping-Willow I was able to read a number of books this past year, so as we are ending the year, I thought I would pass on the top 20 books that I read in … Continue reading

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A Primer on Today’s Missional Church

The Sower - Vincent Van Gogh

With the buzz about the missional church, and a the desire to acquaint people in the congregations I serve on the topic, I decided to write a primer on today’s missional church. A primer is designed to introduce someone to … Continue reading

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