Tools, articles and case studies that help unlock the power of Disruptive Innovation, Movemental Leadership and Spiritual Formation.
EBOOK: 10 Church Predictions for the Next 10 Years
In the last 6 months of 2019, we spent time working a cultural anthropoligist and a small team of collaborators to explore what the North American church might look like in ten years. Including a discussion guide to use with teams, this free ebook is a powerful tool for understanding the macro trends of our culture and how we can lead within it.
When we started the COVID-19 coaching groups, Daniel Yang, Todd Milby, and I were hoping we’d have somewhere between fifty churches join in. As we continued to talk with leaders of other networks, we began to realize the number might be a little bigger, but our...
It’s not lost on anyone that the Western Church is in a state of upheaval right now with the spread of the novel coronavirus. People are losing their jobs, bills are piling up, church buildings remain empty and church finances are already beginning to creak. Largely,...
Recently, I released a 6-month project I worked on with a cultural anthropologist to make 10 Church Predictions for the next 10 Years. All told, we ended with a list of 31 predictions that we felt fairly confident in making. (You can download the PDF here.) But rather...
We took a survey with a group of 2,132 leaders in the church to get a sense of their experience of discipleship in their local church and the larger Western church. We then took that data and turned it into a free downloadable PDF infographic, using this unique visual format to draw out some conclusions that are both illuminating and challenging.
Person of Peace Tool
What if Jesus was the best evangelist who ever lived? What if taught a simple principle for how to do evangelism that could innovate into any place, in any time, with any people?
Read the in depth chapter on the Person of Peace Principle, starting with the teachings and life of Jesus, exploring the book of Acts and straight into present day life:
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In this ebook which many use for staff teams and small groups, people will be able to identify their growth stage, barriers for that stage, the “spiritual gold” they pick up in that stage and calls people to take practical next steps to move forward. Included are discussion questions that make it easy to jump straight into a meaningful conversation about what God is calling people into in their next season of spiritual maturity.
Recorded from the home of (and led by) Andy and Rachel Graham, this stirring worship album captures a moment in time of worshippers not only being led in worship, but helping set the table for a spiritual pot luck. You’ll get a front row seat for what a decentralized worship environment and training body can look like in the life of a local church, with loads of imromptu teaching moments along the way.
Jesus had three great loves in his life: His father, his spiritual family and the lost. All of his life was patterned around and given to these loves. In the same way that Jesus did this, we have the opportunity to do the same, with his very Spirit inside of us. This whiteobard video powerfully illustrates the how we can pattern our lives after Jesus and how, when a church does this, it becomes the Gospel made visible.