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#62 Phil Nellis on Sabbath, Sabbatical and Church Endings

Phil Nellis is an artist, spiritiual director, and the former pastor of Wits' End Church, a faith community in Seattle, WA that recently ended. In this episode of the RePlacing Church Podcast, he joins me to talk about:

  • The importance of practicing sabbath
  • Tips on asking for and taking a sabbatical
  • How to end a church well
  • What it's like to be a pastor who's no longer a […]
By |2018-06-20T18:38:37+00:00April 4th, 2017|Pastor/Church, Podcast|Comments Off on #62 Phil Nellis on Sabbath, Sabbatical and Church Endings

#60 Mike Baughman on Innovative Expressions of Church

Mike Baughman is the Community Curator and founding pastor of Union, a coffee and community space in northeast Dallas committed to cultivating the divine spark in their neighbors for the good of the city and the world it inspires through outstanding coffee, robust community and engaging causes. He is editor and contributing author of Flipping Church: How Sucessful Church Planters Are Turning Conventional Wisdom Upside-Down. Married to […]

By |2018-06-20T18:38:37+00:00February 28th, 2017|Innovation, Pastor/Church, Podcast|Comments Off on #60 Mike Baughman on Innovative Expressions of Church

#45 Matt Canlis on Living at Godspeed in the Parish

Matt Canlis is the creator of Godspeed, a short film about the spiritual formation he experienced during his 13 years as a parish minister in Scotland. Today he serves as pastor of Trinity Church in Wenatchee, Washington where he and his congregation are trying to […]

By |2018-06-20T18:38:37+00:00October 18th, 2016|Pastor/Church, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #45 Matt Canlis on Living at Godspeed in the Parish

#29 Dr. Christopher B. James on Neighborhood Church Planting & the None Zone | Researcher, Professor & Practitioner

James_Christopher1222015_webDr. Christopher B. James joins me to talk about his research on church planting in Seattle, including the unique dynamics of the so-called “None Zone,” the four expressions of church that his extensive research identified (Great Commission Team, Household of the Spirit, New Community, and Neighborhood Incarnation), and the gifts and liabilities of neighborhood expressions of […]

By |2018-06-25T07:10:20+00:00June 28th, 2016|Innovation, Pastor/Church, Podcast|Comments Off on #29 Dr. Christopher B. James on Neighborhood Church Planting & the None Zone | Researcher, Professor & Practitioner

#27 Sean Gladding & the Story of God in the Neighborhood | Author & Storyteller

sean-225x225Sean Gladding joins me to discuss his fresh perspectives on the Bible and the Ten Commandments, and talk about how neighborhood churches can adapt through action and reflection, ‘receive’ instead of ‘build’ the Kingdom of God, remember neighborhood stories, and send out community members well.

Sean is part of a neighborhood faith community “formerly known as […]

By |2018-06-25T07:15:17+00:00June 13th, 2016|Pastor/Church, Podcast|Comments Off on #27 Sean Gladding & the Story of God in the Neighborhood | Author & Storyteller

#26 DeAmon Harges & Mike Mather | The Roving Listener & the Reverend on Friendship, Listening, & Abundance in the Neighborhood

imageDeAmon “The Roving Listener” Harges and Rev. Michael Mather join me to share their friendship with us, tell some incredible stories from the Mapleton Fall Creek neighborhood of Indianapolis, and teach us how to listen to neighbors and ask questions that lead to dignity, discovery, and abundance.

DeAmon Harges, the original “Roving Listener” at Broadway United […]

By |2018-06-25T07:37:32+00:00June 6th, 2016|Community Development & Organizing, Pastor/Church, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #26 DeAmon Harges & Mike Mather | The Roving Listener & the Reverend on Friendship, Listening, & Abundance in the Neighborhood

#21 Mandy Smith & The Vulnerable Pastor | Lead Pastor & Author

mandy-225x225Mandy Smith joins me to talk about her book, The Vulnerable Pastor, her own journey into vulnerability, and vulnerability as it relates to leadership, prayer, marginalization and vocation.

Originally from Australia, Mandy is lead pastor of University Christian Church, a campus and neighborhood congregation with its own fair-trade café, Rohs Street Cafe, in Cincinnati. She writes regularly for Missio Alliance Blog and Christianity […]

By |2018-06-25T08:13:06+00:00May 19th, 2016|Leadership, Pastor/Church, Podcast|Comments Off on #21 Mandy Smith & The Vulnerable Pastor | Lead Pastor & Author

#17 Dan White, Jr. of the V3 Movement | Missional Community Coach, Consultant & Author

Dan-Circle-PNG-270x270Dan White, Jr. joins me to talk about his journey from the megachurch world to the minimal church world of being a community of Jesus followers rooted in a neighborhood, practices of presence in the neighborhood, the healing power of hospitality, what “discipleship” means and why it matters so much, and the biggest reasons pastors and leaders hesitate to […]

By |2018-06-25T08:25:05+00:00May 19th, 2016|Community, Leadership, Pastor/Church, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #17 Dan White, Jr. of the V3 Movement | Missional Community Coach, Consultant & Author