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...]

Missional Monday: Homeschooling Kerfuffle, Brian McLaren Book Tour Continues, CommonChange.com

Here’s a recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: Is Homeschooling Missional? Or Not? — Last week, Tony Jones stirred up a hornet’s nest with two very provocatively titled blog posts that effectively declared that Christians who choose to homeschool their children are not being “missional” in their communities, because they are [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Wild Goose West Recap, New Brian McLaren Book Bows, Parish Collective Rocks

Here’s a recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: Wild Goose Festival West Coast 2012 — The first-ever Wild Goose Festival on the West Coast took place over Labor Day weekend, and I was honored to be able to participate as part of the volunteer team. The Corvallis Gazette-Times had a nice [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Wild Goose Goes West

Sorry, I don’t have a real Missional Monday post today. I’m getting ready to fly out to Portland on my way to Wild Goose Festival West in Corvallis, Oregon, this weekend. If you’ll be at Wild Goose West, please come find me and say hello! [Read more...]

Missional Monday: Missing in Missional, Non-Profit Pubs, Twitter Humor, and More

Here’s a recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: The Nation’s First Non-Profit Pub was surprisingly the “big story” here on the blog last week. A lot of you were excited about the notion of “pub church,” which is great. Lots of fun ideas to explore there. If you haven’t seen it [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Missional Projects Seeking Funding Worldwide

Here’s a recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: Create Missional Communities, Not Disciples — Well, truthfully, it was a slow blog week for me last week, but I did manage to crank out a pretty thought-provoking post that generated some great discussion in the comments. In you haven’t seen it, go [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Another Week, Another Mass Gun Killing

Here’s a recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: Another Week, Another Mass Killing this time near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at a Sikh gurdwara. I didn’t think I’d be referring to my earlier post on processing missional theology in the aftermath of tragedy so soon after the Aurora shooting, but we’ve experienced another [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Sentralized Early Bird Rate Ends Tuesday, 3DM in South Carolina, Playing With Fire Announced

Last week was a very slow week for me here on the Missional Shift blog, so there’s not much to recap. So instead, here’s a quick look forward at what’s coming up this week: Sentralized Conference Early Bird Rate Ends Tomorrow — The $99 early bird rate for Sentralized (Sept. 27-29 in Kansas City) ends [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Ramadan Begins, Reflecting on Aurora, Frank Viola Music, Kickstarter Ends (Successfully!)

Here’s a recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: How to Be a Missional Christian During Ramadan — Ramadan started this past weekend for our Muslim neighbors, and I put together this blog post to offer some of the best thoughts and resources I could find. Ramadan will keep going for another [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Surprise Hit Blog Post, Alan Hirsch and I Agree on Something, Coming This Week

Here’s a recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: Unlearning the Old Ways of Doing Mission was the surprise hit on the blog last week, with the most Facebook shares. What Does a Missional Toilet Paper Business Look Like? We answered that question last week. If you didn’t see the video, it’s [Read More...]


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