Missional Church Reading Room from Tyndale... →
One of the more complete bibliographies of missional theology and church available on the web.
Yom Kippur: The Day -- Justin Holcomb →
Today is the Day of Atonement in the Jewish calendar.
Jim Belcher’s “Third Way” for the Church --... →
This is an informative review of Jim Belcher’s Deep Church, which is creating a buzz in the blogosphere. Another book to put on my reading list.
Do Laundry. Share Life. — Laundry Love →
I love this idea. And now it’s becoming a national movement.
Group Discernment: Watch the Spirit Show Up! — ... →
A description of a very practical ministry process.
FACT 2008: New Congregational Research - Ed... →
Research on the “vitality” of congregations—as reported by members across the Christian spectrum.
6 Essentials of College Ministry -- Justin Holcomb →
Good observations and advice for those involved in college ministry.
The Gospel for iGens -- Scot McKnight →
Very interesting article about the way the Gospel is heard by many in the newer generations.
What Good Are Theologians? -- John Stackhouse →
Stackhouse, in his usual clear-headed way, makes a case for why we need theology and theologians, against the backdrop of Richar Dawkins who asks, “What makes anyone think that ‘theology’ is a subject at all?”
Theologians & Economists: A Vision of Shalom --... →
In my view, Shalom is one of the most helpful overarching theological concepts for understanding God’s intention for humanity. Michael Kruse, a PCUSA pastor, does a fine job of creating a biblical summary of Shalom.
16 Signs That A Leader Has Lost His Mind --Perry... →
Great list! Leaders, pay attention!
Top 100 Church Blogs - Kent Shaffer →
This is interesting to me, but may not be of much interest to others. :-)
The Professional Christian - Jonathan Brink →
This is an important concern for me, too.
Theological interview with philosopher, theologian, and biologist, Dr. Philip Clayton, who teaches at Claremont School of Theology. Well worth the 7 minutes.
Envisioning a Replant - Scott Thomas →
This is Part 3 of a “Replanting Series” about what it takes to “start over” with an existing church that is dying. In this article, Scott talks about “envisioning what the church could be if no pre-existing traditions existed.”
Counting People Who Attend House Churches - Ed... →
Analysis and commentary of a very interesting Barna study of house churches.
Replanting: Living By Dying -- Scott Thomas →
An interesting series by a young church planter as he recounts the journey of “replanting” a church. This is part 1 of 5.
What is the Future of Teaching? - Josh Catone →
While this is not exactly an article related to the missional church, it is nevertheless something of interest to me these days. This article summarizes and comments on a recent US Dept of Education study related to online learning environments. There is some interesting research — and conjecture — here.