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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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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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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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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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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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It’s All About Jobs … Right?

23.01.2012


Yesterday I had the privilege of being interviewed by Doug Pagitt on his weekly radio show, discussing a new report released last week from the Johns Hopkins Non-Profit Economic Data Project that shows how non-profits have outpaced for-profits over the past 10 years in terms of job creation.

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YES: Your Industry Is Dead

19.01.2012


Long live, (whatever your industry is)!

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Missional Conversations with … Kathy Escobar

16.01.2012


Last month, I decided to start a series of monthly #missionalchat conversations on Twitter, on the third Monday of the month. Back in December, the conversation was with Kathy Escobar. Here is my interview with Kathy following that first experimental #missionalchat.

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It’s So Much More Than “The Conversation”

06.01.2012


On Wednesday night, I had the opportunity to visit Englewood Christian Church and join them for their community dinner, and it was a treat to sit and talk with Chris Smith about what is happening in and through the church.

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