January 20, 2014

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 (more…) Read more

October 3, 2013

Thanks, David Fitch! This is such a great missional shift kind of question … Post by TransFORM Network. What do you think? Read more

September 27, 2013

By now we should all be familiar with the sobering statistics about the decline of Christianity in the U.S. Less than 50% of the population now identifies as Protestant. The fastest growing religious group is the “unaffiliated,” the so-called religious “nones.” Etc. etc. (more…) Read more

September 26, 2013

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. (more…) Read more

September 25, 2013

Michael Frost posted this on Facebook today. It’s a new (very short) video from Bono and The Edge from the rock band U2, endorsing a new documentary film about a man Frost calls “one of the fathers of the modern Australian missional movement.” (more…) Read more

September 13, 2013

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: (more…) Read more

September 12, 2013

The Gospel Coalition, which describes itself as “a fellowship of evangelical churches” that promotes “a mission-hearted faith,” is in hot water over its recently launched International Outreach aimed at providing “theological famine relief for the global church.” (more…) Read more

September 9, 2013

It’s been a while since I attempted to answer the question, “What does it mean to be ‘missional’?” When I launched this blog in May 2012, that was the first question I tried to answer. (more…) Read more

August 26, 2013

My friend Kyle Chowning has a humorous blog post today about the importance of context in communication. It immediately reminded me of a quote by marketing guru Gary Vaynerchuk from a few years ago: “If content is king, then context is God.” (more…) Read more

August 19, 2013

Back in June, the American Baptist denomination hosted it’s biennial Mission Summit in Overland Park/Kansas City, KS. Justin Thornbugh, an ABC-USA pastor in Indianapolis, IN, said this about the Summit (quoted from Facebook with permission) (more…) Read more

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