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March 03, 2013
Is This The Link Between Mission and Liturgy/Worship?
From Catholic missiologist John C. Sivalon in his book God's Mission and Postmodern Culture: "We...
February 14, 2013
How Is Fasting for Lent Missional?
Thomas Turner is inviting you to sign up for his email newsletter in exchange for...
December 04, 2012
Who Wants to Spend 4 Hours Watching Reggie McNeal Talk About the Missional Church?
I do! And probably a lot more of you out there, as well. Well, we're...
December 02, 2012
The Challenge and Promise of Advent
From Ted Jennings, author of Transforming Atonement: A Political Theology of the Cross: "What we...
November 22, 2012
Spend This Thanksgiving With Mary … and Jesus
The following Thanksgiving message is from my dear friend Dennis Teall-Fleming, who is the lead...
November 21, 2012
This World Is Where the Action Is: Rob Bell on Church and Mission
Not many Christian preachers get featured in The New Yorker or have full-length biographies written...
November 04, 2012
My Sermon on What Is the Missional Church?
Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of preaching at The Table, a new emerging...
October 23, 2012
Does Traditional Church Need to Be Broken for Folks to Find Abundant Life?
Tripp Hudgins launched his new show "Busted Stuff" on Sogo today with a conversation about...
October 12, 2012
Missional Thinkers Weigh in on Politics and the Bible
Earlier this year, Tim Suttle conducted a survey of pastors and theologians by asking them...
October 08, 2012
11 Practices of Missional Spirituality
Thanks to Scot McKnight for summarizing these 11 practices laid out in the book Missional...
September 19, 2012
We Are All Pirates Now
It's Talk Like a Pirate Day today, and I'm excited to recommend the best possible...
August 23, 2012
Is This the #1 Issue in Missional Shift?
Len Hjalmarson thinks he's got a bead on the #1 issue in making the missional...
August 18, 2012
God Is Participatory
Tony Jones recently issued a challenge to his fellow progressive theo-bloggers to "write one post...
July 31, 2012
Is Rob Bell Really Cynical About the Local Church?
Last week, Rob Bell did a special book event at The Viper Room in Los...
July 30, 2012
#GodWhoSends: Missions vs. Missional
"Missions? This is something we pay others to do. And pray for others to do....
July 26, 2012
Missional Worship Convocation Kicks Off in Chicago
The Center for Parish Development kicks off its annual conference today in Chicago, and the...
July 22, 2012
Scot McKnight on The Mission of God from John’s Gospel
Scot McKnight has posted the outline of his talk on God's mission, delivered at SommerOase...
July 21, 2012
Processing Missional Theology in the Aftermath of Aurora
As we are all still processing the horrific tragedy of the theater shooting in Aurora,...
July 20, 2012
#GodWhoSends: Jesus’s Missional Purpose
From the very first page of the "Prologue" to God Who Sends, Dr. Francis DuBose...
July 19, 2012
#GodWhoSends: This Is Only a Quest
In the preface to God Who Sends, Dr. Francis DuBose explains that this book is...
July 05, 2012
Scot McKnight’s Definition of Missional Is Similiar (But Different) Than Mine – Because I’m Not Scot McKnight
Scot McKnight (an entirely different person than Steve Knight, the author of this blog) has...
July 03, 2012
Missional in Higher Education
Churches are not the only institution caught in the midst of incredible change and reformation....
June 29, 2012
Yes, The Missional Church Needs a Deep Theology
That's what Dr. Kyle Roberts argued yesterday over at the Cultivare blog (on the Evangelical...
June 11, 2012
How Can We Make Youth Ministry More Missional?
Adam McLane, from The Youth Cartel, has written an excellent guest post for the Asbury...
May 31, 2012
The Longest Recipients of American Church Mission Are …
… Native Americans, according to Randy Woodley, who writes, "Native Americans, [who] have been the...
May 22, 2012
10 Myths About the Missional Church
At the recent Funding the Missional Church conference, organized by JoPa Productions and held in...
May 22, 2012
Your New Daily Devotional on God’s Mission
The Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori is the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church,...
May 21, 2012
The Unlearning of Listening
Nathan Hill from The Table community in East Dallas, Texas, posted this short video interview...
May 18, 2012
Our Ship Has Come In!
Yes, shifty missioners, Christmas has come early this year — in the form of this...
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