Exile Changes Everything, Part Two

Exile Changes Everything, Part Two

You can read Exile Changes Everything, Part One here. In our Flourish Collective Academy, we train congregational leaders to shift their thinking from being at home in Jerusalem, to being on mission in exile.  You’ll see in the following slides that we have asked a...
Exile Changes Everything, Part One

Exile Changes Everything, Part One

Is it possible that there is no going back to the good ole days? Perhaps God doesn’t intend the North American Church to return to a place where she dictates and shapes prevailing cultural norms. Perhaps our exile from “Jerusalem to Babylon” isn’t supposed to engender...
The Four Chapter Gospel

The Four Chapter Gospel

About ten years ago, after more than twenty years in ministry of proclaiming the gospel, the gospel started getting complicated for me. I was really good at talking about how Jesus’ work on the cross atoned for my sins. I was really clear about needing to...
Why the Enneagram is Taking Off

Why the Enneagram is Taking Off

Why is the Enneagram taking off in popularity today? If you aren’t familiar with the tool, it is a tool that has been used to help people grow toward maturity in Christ for millennia as the popular history tells it. I’d say it has really become popular in...