Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

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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Walls or Bridges: Connecting with Occupy Wall Street in Your City

It’s been close to two weeks since I wrote my first post on the Occupy Wall Street movement. There was a lot of reaction to my blog entry, positive and negative, public and private, more than I expected.  Talking about … Continue reading

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The Gospel in Focus

The November/December edition of Catalyst Leadership, a free digital magazine, is online now.  The theme is The Gospel in Focus. They have a good list of contributors for this all important question:  What is the gospel? This issue of the … 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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Friday Favorites

The Mysterious Case of Pepe, the Pepper. Originally uploaded by RєRє Some of my favorite blog posts that I read this past week. May the various reads enrich your soul. Favorite “Not-So-Holy” Holy Week Reflection Rachel Held Evans shares some … Continue reading

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Focused Sessions @ Ecclesia National Gathering 2011

I’m looking forward to our (Ecclesia Network) National Gathering that is taking place this week in Washington, D.C.  The focus this year is spiritual formation for missional communities.  Todd Hunter and Marykate Morse are a couple of the speakers this … Continue reading

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Top Ten Blogs I Found Most Meaningful in 2010

I’m still working to get my top 10 from 2010 out.  In this entry I want to share with you the top ten blogs that I enjoyed reading this past year.  I didn’t get to read as many blogs as … Continue reading

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Choice Blog Entries – Leadership, Same Sex Relations, Meat Bikinis

.cristaleira. Originally uploaded by !marc One of the things I enjoy doing when pointing out some good blog posts to read, is coming up with a catchy title in the process. The title points to the topics discussed, but when … Continue reading

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Choice Blog Entries – Cities, Writing and Hauerwas

.cristaleira. Originally uploaded by !marc Here are three blog posts that I’m passing onto you this week, that are worth a read. Why Focus on the City? Brad Brisco at Missional Church Network shares some reasons why the church needs … Continue reading

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Choice Blog Entries – Discipleship, Same-Sex Relations and Advisors

.cristaleira. Originally uploaded by !marc People are writing some good stuff, so I’m here to point you to some of the good writing happening in the blogosphere. Here are three entries that are worth reading and reflecting on: Mission and … Continue reading

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