What sci-fi films can teach us about where to look for the church
A few years ago at a big church growth conference, missiologist and author, Alan Hirsch, posed the question:
“How come churches never feature in sci-fi movies?”
I’m not sure how he answered the question — I only saw the […]
All good things must come to an end… My family’s #NeighborhoodsForDays Odyssey (which I announced in late June) — learning from 30 neighborhoods in 30 days — ended yesterday when we arrived safely back home in Seattle. But […]
Our #neighborhoodsfordays odyssey is halfway complete (scroll down for the original announcement), but it feels like we’re just getting started. That’s because many of the stories I’ve shared over the past 15 days have been “flashbacks” from neighborhood faith communities I visited earlier this […]
This is Ben Katt of the RePlacing Church Podcast where we explore spirituality, community, and social change to help people imagine, create, and lead neighborhood expressions of church.
Alan Roxburgh has spent over 30 years in church leadership as a pastor, teacher, writer and consultant. He leads The Missional Network, an organization that consults denominations, congregations and seminaries around the world in the areas of leadership, systems and change. […]
In his classic book, The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical, Shane Claiborne, reflecting on the vast difference between visions of community and […]
“What are you doing in your neighborhood for Earth Day?” my friend, who is the Executive Director of a nonprofit focused on contemplative activism, asked the group of church leaders.
Once again I was reminded that I’m not very good at facilitating group […]