The Future of Seminary Education – Adam Walker... →
Dr. Frederick Schmidt, Jr., wrote an interesting blog earlier this week entitled “Is It Time to Write the Eulogy?” on the future of seminary education. Be sure to read his peace before you read this affirmation of the questions asked by one of my favorite former students at Columbia, Adam Walker Cleaveland.
The Tensions In The Gospel -- Jonathan Brink →
Jonathan Brink, author of “The God Imagination: Reconstructing a Whole, New Christianity,” describes the “tensions” that postmoderns often feel with the traditional way that the “gospel” is described. Included is a video featuring Mark Driscoll, pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, who clearly articulates the traditional way of understanding and articulating...
"The Leavers" - Drew Dyck →
More than in previous generations, 20- and 30-somethings are abandoning the faith. Why?
The Alban Institute: What is the Substance of Our... →
Carol is a productive blogger and church leader — and a part of Gen X — here reflecting on the swirl of changes affecting the church, and the hope for the future.
new monasticism - this has been a surprise --... →
What is Missional Church? -- Brad Brisco →
Always a good reminder.
What's New at 'Courageous Church' - Shaun King →
Shaun King is a creative, entrepreneurial church planter, who really wants to take discipleship and following Jesus seriously. Courageous Church is now a little over 2 years old—and here’s where they are headed next. Once again, Shaun is thinking outside the box—and is not content to let the forms of the past determine what the church of the future will look like. So look at...
What You Celebrate, You Become - Ed Stetzer →
Perhaps one reason that we don’t see much church planting among Presbyterians is that we don’t celebrate it. Church planting is very hard work, as anyone knows who has tried it.