V3 Movement Blog

  • Accept Mark Scandrette’s Challenge at Praxis Gathering ’16

    Mark Scandrette actually takes Jesus seriously. He believes that Christ’s words are meant to be lived out in the everyday experiences of life. As such, he is a perfect fit for Praxis Gathering 2016: Shaping Disciples for Movement. At Praxis Gathering 2016 we are gathering to recover the act and art of discipleship, and we want you to join us. This unique annual church

  • 8 Tips for Taking a Spiritual Retreat

    The spiritual practice of retreat is one of the most powerful tools we can implement to increase our faith and draw us closer to God, to each other and to our responsibility for God’s world. The Bible is full of examples of people who periodically removed themselves from the world to draw closer to God in spiritual retreat. In fact, Jesus

  • How to Create Strategies for a Missional Vision

    “How to Create Strategies for a Missional Vision” is the second of a three-part series created to help you set a vision for your church or organization and strategize for it. If you haven’t read part one, “A Practical Guide to Having Missional Vision,” you may want to do so, as there are practical exercises I suggest there for determining your organization’s vision. Back From the Future Now that

  • Special Announcement: V3 Partner – New Churches – Launches Missional Church Multiplication Course

    Introducing a brand new church planting resource: Missional Church Multiplication One of the dynamic results that developed out of last year’s Praxis Gathering was our relationship with Daniel Im, the Director of Church Multiplication for NewChurches.com and LifeWay Christian Resources, and Dr. Ed Stetzer, the Executive Director of LifeWay Research. This relationship with New Churches has culminated in the visionaries over at NewChurches.com developing and

  • Be Inspired by Natasha Sistrunk Robinson at Praxis Gathering ’16

    Discipleship is a lost love in our culture of “Go Big or Go Home.” At Praxis Gathering 2016, however, we are gathering to recover the act and art of discipleship, and we want you to join us. This unique annual church planting experience combines real-time practice with rich theology and deep reflection. Participants of all backgrounds, denominations and ecclesial styles will join