Browsing All posts tagged under »missional«

The future of missional? Let’s hope not…

February 18, 2010


Recently, the Resurgence featured a series of articles by Acts 29 church planter Jonathan Dodson entitled, “How Not to be a Missional Church.” In this series, Dodson identifies three “wrong approaches to being a missional church:” Event-driven Evangelism-driven Social-action driven I don’t usually like to waste precious moments of the day critiquing other guys’ blog […]

Engaging non-Christians

May 6, 2009


I think everyone, especially those in ministry, struggle to consistently engage non-Christians outside of church activities and programs.  Relationship-building, as it were, can became very difficult when you are swamped with “internal issues” – meetings, committees, supervising staff, etc (all with Christians!).  I saw these suggestions at for living like a missionary in your […]

dr. danny akin and the future of the SBC

April 16, 2009


As long as I have known him, Dr. Danny Akin (President of SEBTS in North Carolina) has never backed down from a good fight.  What’s more, he refuses to fight about things that don’t matter.  Today at SEBTS chapel, he laid down the gauntlet and unleashed a very compelling message on how the SBC should […]

is the missional approach working?

December 4, 2008


There has been a ton of discussion, both in blogworld and at conferences, in the last few years concerning the self-described “missional movement.”  The basic idea is that being missional is better than being attractional, which is how some within this movement would describe megachurches like Highview (programs, music, preaching style, etc.).  Dan Kimball has […]