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We Have Three Years to Figure This Out

07.03.2012


The three-year timeframe is related to the major generational shifts that are happening in the Church and the radical impacts they will have on faith communities for the future.

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Three Keys to Viral Video Success

01.03.2012


One of the best TED videos posted this week features YouTube’s trends manager Kevin Allocca speaking at last year’s TEDYouth event on “Why videos go viral.” As Allocca entertainingly explains (in just 7 minutes), the three keys to viral video success are …

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Kickstarting the Emergent Conversation

23.02.2012


There’s a very promising new documentary film project that’s just getting off the ground, which promises to shine a spotlight on some of the more diverse voices in the Emergent conversation.

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Conversation As a Path to Transformation

20.02.2012


I’m excited to be interviewing Chris Smith tonight on Twitter for this month’s (third Monday) #missionalchat.

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Pub Theology on Hell’s Half Acre

15.02.2012


I had a great time in Fort Worth, Texas, last week. Over 100 people came to “Pub Theology” night where I was the featured speaker!?

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Wild Goose Festival 2012 Preview

10.02.2012


You can start getting a taste for what the Wild Goose Festival has to offer by watching this new preview video!

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Missional Conversations with … Anthony Smith

07.02.2012


I’m excited to be able to share my recent interview with Anthony Smith (a.k.a. Postmodern Negro).

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The New New Atheists and Religion 2.0

06.02.2012


Have you heard about the new new atheism being promoted by Alain de Botton?

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Super Bowl Ads and the Future of the Church

05.02.2012


While I’m fascinated by Cindy Gallop’s assessment of the advertising industry, I’m struck by how these same seven characteristics are also defining for the future of my own industry, the church/religious/faith community industry.

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Is There Such A Thing As A “Progressive Christian Homeschool Curriculum”?

03.02.2012


I took to my social networks to find out if anyone knew of such a thing as “a progressive Christian homeschool curriculum.” Here’s what I found out …

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