New Future Church Podcast with Dr James Emery White – How To Burn Bright Without Burning Out

I think you’ll love listening to this wide ranging and prescient interviews as we discussed subjects including but not limited to Quiet Quitting in Church, Yoga, CS Lewis and what makes great literature!

Why And How Church Must Change For ‘Goodness’ Sake: Part 1 of my Future Church podcast with guest Keri Ladoceur

“We just kept circling back to the kinds of fruit that we’re hoping to see in the lives of people and in our kind of church body and because of that, in our community and in our world,

And so we really kind of shifted the game and said, well then instead of focusing on, “Here’s our big church vision that we want you to get in line and get on board with and help us build, we really kind of turn the table and said we want to come alongside people and help them figure out what they’re kind of discipleship path our discipleship plan looks like, and that’s what we’re going to put our energies as a staff and as leaders – asking “What does discipleship look like for you?’” and we wanna walk with people and help them really establish what are the tools and resources we can provide as a church to help people on their journey so ultimately we’re putting spiritual growth back in the hands of people and saying we want to walk alongside of them and help them with that…’

How Church Moves To Movement – TOBBIAS NGALA (#NewThing Western Europe Director)

My notes from the NewThing Reproducing Catalyst at Ivy Church running one the next few days. Tobbias is my great friend who I first met in Kenya when he was planting in Mombasa, he’s now residing north of London. I’m delighted that he will be speaking at this year’s LAUNCH – book now for the best available deal and bring a team! At NewThing we have a mantra – Missional people + multiplying people – collaborative networks = Movements Collaboration – what if we worked together, to get greater results.  Movements begin through one person.  Jesus founded a missionary movement that now spans the globe. Movement – a group of people pursuing a common goal.  Let’s look at what we are doing through the framework of Steve Addison’s 5 Characteristics of Movements  NB these are not steps I follow sequentially to get somewhere, but together they lead to movements.  White Hot Faith.  We follow Jesus with such abandon and passion that our obstacles and trials are consumed. People see what you are about and what you are about. You have […]