Missions vs. Missional: What Ed Stetzer Gets Wrong

Ed Stetzer, president of Lifeway Research (an arm of the Southern Baptist Convention), writing in Christianity Today this week, attempts to parse the terms “missions” and “missional.” Here’s what he says: [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...]

Rick Warren and Ed Stetzer Talk Missional Theories on Twitter

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Missional Monday: Book Winner, Stetzer to ACNA, Thin Places, Godspeed, Faith-Based Youth

Here’s a quick recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: The winner of last week’s book contest giveaway is … Brian C. from Nebraska! Brian will be receiving a signed copy of Chris Guillebeau’s new book The $100 Startup, but we’re all winners really because so many great missional business stories/ideas were [Read More...]

Ed Stetzer’s Advice to the Anglican Church in North America

The Anglican Church in North America held its “Assembly 2012” this past week at the Southern Baptist Ridgecrest Conference Center in North Carolina. And Southern Baptist missiologist Ed Stetzer was one of the convention’s keynote speakers, speaking three times on “The Local Congregation” to the 700 delegates from 16 countries gathered. Stetzer gave the ACNA [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Mission of God Study Bible, Missio Alliance, crippledJesus, and More

Here’s a quick recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: The new Mission of God Study Bible bowed on Friday, edited by Ed Stetzer and Philip Nation, with contributions from mostly conservative evangelicals such as Christopher Wright. The video (above) illustrates the creative use of QR codes that makes the book more [Read More...]

A New Missional Study Bible

Congratulations to Ed Stetzer and Philip Nation on the publication of the new Mission of God Study Bible, which came out yesterday from Broadman & Holman Publishers. Ed is giving away a free copy of the new Bible on his blog this week, as well as beginning a new series of blog posts where he’ll [Read More...]


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