People are being shaped and "discipled" far more effectively by the secular media they consume all week long than by any Sunday sermon they might hear twice a month.
While most churches are trying to attract people to their Sunday services, where are the churches finding new ways to engage spiritual seekers where they are?
Already 21 years old, "Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony" is a little book by the Duke duo Stanley Hauerwas and William Willimon that purports to offer "a provocative Christian assessment of culture and ministry for people who know that something is wrong." Two decades later, something is still wrong. This book speaks powerfully … Continue reading Resident Aliens 1
Have you read "Organic Church" by Neil Cole? I'm about to. I've read all the buzz about this revolutionary movement of dissatisfied Jesus-f0llowers who dream of paving new inroads into a culture that has grown disinterested in the church-as-usual. I am one of them. I've been part of sparking this kind of missional Christianity in … Continue reading “Organic Church” by Neil Cole
Is "being missional" more than the latest church conference buzzword? Is this a passing fad or a necessary rediscover of an essential characteristic of the very definition of church? Dan Kimball offers some help in capturing what it means to become more missional: - Being missional means that the church sees itself as beingmissionaries, rather than … Continue reading VIDEO: What is the Missional Church?