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It’s Official, I’m a Progressive Christian Blogger

20.05.2012


I’m excited to join the Progressive Christian channel on Patheos — to launch my latest project called Missional Shift, a new blog dedicated to curating the missional church conversation.

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Handbook for Hustling

08.05.2012


Chris Guillebeau’s new book The $100 Startup is available today, and I’m excited to recommend it to you.

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My ChurchNext Interview

07.05.2012


ChurchNext is one of the best video interview shows online today, so it was a huge thrill and honor for me to be interviewed by host Chris Yaw recently.

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Conservatives Against Amendment One

02.05.2012


The campaign against the proposed constitutional amendment in the state of North Carolina is broad-based and bipartisan. It’s not just a liberal, pro-gay thing!

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Funding Missional Churches Like Tech Startups

24.04.2012


Matt Haughey is the founder of MetaFilter.com, and in this talk from the Webstock 2012 conference earlier this year in New Zealand, he focuses on starting with a long-term vision, rather than a desire for short-term success (“cashing in and bailing out”).

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Missional Conversations with … Phil Shepherd

31.03.2012


Here’s my missional conversation with Phil Shepherd, a.k.a. The Whiskey Preacher, co-pastor of The Eucatastrophe in Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife Stephanie Shepherd.

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What If Progressive Evangelicals Were Better Networked?

22.03.2012


One of the “What if …” questions that emerged for me during my time at the VocationCARE training in Asheville last week was this one.

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Turn To Wonder

21.03.2012


I had the privilege of participating in a VocationCARE training in Asheville last week, hosted by the Fund for Theological Education and featuring The World Cafe co-founders Juanita Brown and David Isaacs.

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Church On The Internet

19.03.2012


This month I’m looking forward to chatting with Bruce Reyes-Chow about his latest bold initiative — developing a new Presbyterian church on the Internet.

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Churches for A/theists

08.03.2012


As Peter Rollins’ ideas continue to make inroads into existing and new faith communities, I wonder what the implications will be.

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