Top 10 Reasons to Make TransFORM 2014 Your Spring Conference Experience

I’m excited to be part of the organizing team for the annual TransFORM Network conference, taking place March 27-30 at Missiongathering in San Diego, California! Here are 10 reasons to register now and join us [Read more...]

Fresh Expressions U.S. Has a New Facebook Page and National Gathering in March 2014

Fresh Expressions U.S. is, quite simply, the U.S. expression of the Fresh Expressions movement, which started in the U.K. and has since expanded. [Read more...]

April Is Officially Missional Church Conference Month

This is no April Fool’s joke: Just about wherever you live in the U.S., there’s a missional church conference near you this month! [Read more...]

TransFORM Southwest Is Happening April 5-6 in Fort Worth, Texas

I’m grateful to Brian McLaren for putting out the invitation on his blog yesterday to TransFORM Southwest: Have you ever thought about starting a new faith community? Or … linking up with others who are doing innovative things in local congregations? You should know about the TransFORM Network. TransFORM Southwest will gather April 5-6 in [Read More...]

Get Out The Front Door!

The Urbana (traditional) missions conference starts tomorrow in St. Louis, but several months ago, Dave Zimmerman, editor at InterVarsity Press, wrote an excellent article reflecting on calling and the interesting turn of a phrase from an Urbana promo video. [Read more...]

Watch the Missional Church Consultation Live Online

This weekend, Luther Seminary in St. Paul is hosting its eighth annual consultation on the missional church. The theme of this year’s consultation is “On the Road to Emmaus: Missional Church and Global Media Cultures,” and features plenaries and workshops exploring the question, “How are media reshaping our relationships, our world and our commitments to [Read More...]

Three Ways to Be Missional This Halloween

Jeff Mangum has written a short and simple article for Verge Network, outlining three ways to be missional on Halloween. His three suggestions? [Read more...]

Missional in Phyllis Tickle’s New Book “Emergence Christianity”

I recently finished reading Phyllis Tickle’s new book Emergence Christianity: What It Is, Where It Is Going, and Why It Matters, and I was pleasantly surprised to see Jonathan Brink, my co-conspirator in TransFORM Network, quoted for his “State of Emergence 2011″ post from the Emergent Village blog. Tickle calls TransFORM, “a missional-church body within [Read More...]

Missional Learning Commons This Weekend in Chicago

According to David Fitch, this weekend is either the fifth or sixth year of hosting the Missional Learning Commons in Chicago. The theme of this year’s MLC is “Cruciform Leadership: Paradigms & Practices from the Missional Frontier,” and the cost is only $20. The event is being held on the campus of Northern Seminary, where [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Sentralized September, Lance Ford Books, The Feast Feeds Missional Imagination

Here’s a recap of the last few weeks in the missional conversation: Sentralized Conference took place at the end of September, and I’m just now getting around to talking about it! Put on by Forge America and its Kansas City hub, KCSentral, Sentralized is an annual conference that is designed “to continue to bring clarity [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X