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...]

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 in Denmark: Mission Begins IN God. — “God has been eternally missional, is missional, and will be missional forever. (Eschatology is inherent.)” Mission Begins WITH God’s Sending. — “If you are one of Jesus’ followers you are missional.” The Missional [Read More...]

Missional Monday: Sentralized Sessions Announced, Higher Ed Linked, Patriotic Pacifism

Here’s a recap of last week’s major highlights from the missional conversation: The Sentralized conference announced its main sessions and workshops, with at least one notable controversial topic on the agenda. Missional in Higher Education is one of the most important and valuable posts I’ve written so far on this blog. I think it’ll be [Read More...]

Sentralized Main Sessions and Workshops Announced

The Sentralized conference, coming up September 27-29 in Kansas City, has announced their slate of 14 main sessions and 33 workshops for this year’s event. Some of the stand-out main sessions include Alan Hirsch on “The Shaping of Things Today,” Scot McKnight on “The King Jesus Gospel,” Michael Frost on “Jesus The Exile,” David Fitch [Read More...]

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 given us his definition of missional, in the context of an excellent review of Don Everts’ new book Go and Do: Becoming A Missional Christian: “Missional is not a new, fancy, PC, shorn of its weaknesses version of the word [Read More...]

Missional in Higher Education

Churches are not the only institution caught in the midst of incredible change and reformation. Seminaries and colleges are also experiencing the upheaval of cultural and technological shift. Many leaders in higher education are wrestling with how to reform and restructure, in order to prepare for the future they know is coming (and, in many [Read More...]


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