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Research, The Great Clarifier and Convener
Why We All Need to Care About Church Planting Research By Rob Hoskins and Tena Stone Research is one...
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Navigate Change & Complexity
A Hybrid Approach to Navigating Change & Complexity Change is ever-present. Church leaders in the...
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The Contemporary Missional Landscape
Aspects of the “Missional Landscape” in Contemporary North America I am currently involved in three collaborative...
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Future Shock - 12 Attitude Shifts Necessary for Thriving in What’s Next
In 1970, futurists Alvin and Heidi Toffler wrote a book titled “Future Shock.” They defined future shock...
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We Need More Lydias in Church Planting
Our current culture has manifested a heightened awareness of social justice issues which gives the church...
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Our Call: Missionaries in a Secular Land
Missionary Identity The reality is, Christians are interlopers.  We are strangers and foreigners. As...
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Rethinking Culture
The myth of a Christian culture continues to set the mind of the Western church at ease. This myth assumes...
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Global Church Planting - Here and There
Global Vision Our cities and towns are now teeming with different languages, cultures, and remote people...
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Exegete Your Community to Inform Transformational Strategies
When we use the word “missional,” we are affirming that the Church by its very nature is sent into our...
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Cru Research Reveals Insights for Gospel Conversations
Bill Bright (1921–2003) founded Campus Crusade for Christ (CCC) on the UCLA campus in 1951 with the primary...
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Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and Church Planting
Many new churches, especially those in urban areas are intentionally multi-ethnic. It is simply the nature...
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Contextualization in North America?
In many places when I hear the word “contextualization” I’m left with the impression that people believe...
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