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August 19, 2013
American Baptists Asking Missional Questions and Seeking New Vocabulary
Back in June, the American Baptist denomination hosted it's biennial Mission Summit in Overland Park
June 09, 2013
Maybe Methodists Are Not So Missional After All
I've written before about some exciting missional things happening in the United Methodist Church. Wes...
March 07, 2013
TransFORM Southwest Is Happening April 5-6 in Fort Worth, Texas
I'm grateful to Brian McLaren for putting out the invitation on his blog yesterday to...
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...
November 29, 2012
Presbyterian Pastor on Making the Missional Shift Without Blowing Things Up
Craig Goodwin, author of Year of Plenty, talks about leading Millwood Presbyterian Church in Spokane,...
November 23, 2012
Missional Methodists Rejuvenating the Mainline?
It takes something pretty remarkable to get Tony Jones to say "new life is possible...
November 12, 2012
Is God to Blame for the “Nones” Leaving Our Churches?
Brian McLaren thinks that may be the case. In this provocative new video update, McLaren...
November 10, 2012
Watch the Missional Church Consultation Live Online
This weekend, Luther Seminary in St. Paul is hosting its eighth annual consultation on the...
November 05, 2012
Missional Shift in the UK
I usually follow the work of Jonny Baker pretty closely. But somehow one of his...
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...
July 11, 2012
Missional, Like A Boson! or Physicsleship: What Can We Learn From the Higgs Discovery?
The big news last week was the 99.999999% certainty that scientists have located the so-called...
July 02, 2012
Dinner Church at St. Lydia’s [VIDEO]
St. Lydia's is a progressive ELCA/Episcopal church that worships around a meal every Sunday night...
June 19, 2012
Will the PCUSA Move Away from Geographic Organization for “Missional Purposes”?
Christianity Today is reporting: "A Presbyterian Church (USA) commission has voted 15-5 to allow non-geographic...
June 15, 2012
Love God and Love Your Neighbor [VIDEO]
Could it really be that simple? and that difficult? That's the message of a cool...
June 13, 2012
7 Ways to Disrupt Your Church
As some have suggested, it might take some disruptive innovation to get an existing church...
June 12, 2012
Young Adults Are Demanding a Missional Shift
If you're wondering what the urgency is for existing churches to make the missional shift...
June 09, 2012
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...
June 05, 2012
Disrupt Your Church’s Status Quo … Or Else?
Michael Frost suggests that existing churches need to make some sort of radical change in...
May 31, 2012
What Can the Missional Mainline Learn from the Underground Church in China?
Here's a fascinating new interview with Alan Hirsch, of the Forge Network, conducted by Sean...
May 28, 2012
Missional Monday: Hipps Passes, Mainline Numbers, Memorial Day
Here’s a quick recap of the major highlights from the missional conversation last week: Shane...
May 27, 2012
My friend (and fellow Disciple) Bob Cornwall has posted his sermon for Pentecost Sunday, which...
May 25, 2012
Missional Is Not a New Program
Alan Roxburgh, speaking at the Inhabit Conference in Seattle earlier this year: "Many of you...
May 23, 2012
The Mainline Needs Many More Missional Communities
Nurya Parish has done an amazing job of crunching the numbers on the current rate...
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,...
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