V3 Movement Blog

  • Why The Church Must Join the Next Generation

    I have some very good news—and some really bad news. First the Good News God seems to be at work not only through people of faith, but also people of compassion, who are bringing welcome change to our world in what some are calling an “innovation revolution.” In the last ten years there has been a veritable explosion of new

  • RePlacing Church 45: Matt Canlis on Living at Godspeed in the Parish

    Matt Canlis is the creator of Godspeed, a short film about the spiritual formation he experienced during his 13 years as a parish minister in Scotland. Today he serves as pastor of Trinity Church in Wenatchee, Washington where he and his congregation are trying to translate the wisdom learned from people rooted in the parishes of Scotland onto American soil.

  • Why “Making Things Happen” is a Bad Idea For Church Planters

    I’m still not sure how I became a church planter. Seriously, my gifts and talents don’t seem to make me a likely candidate. I wasn’t picked early as having “church planting potential.” I don’t have that serial entrepreneur thing that a lot of planters do (although I did start a punk rock band in high school and we were actually kind

  • The Key to Movement

    In this post, we continue what we started in my last post on Jesus and Movement (see bottom of this post). My two posts can be read separately or together (in any order).  The Key to Movement In his book The Great Omission, Dallas Willard identifies the key reason why we don’t see movement take place in the West today. We have

  • RePlacing Church 44: Dr. Caprice Hollins on How to Talk About Race

    Dr. Caprice Hollins is the Co-Founder of Cultures Connecting, a consulting firm that helps leaders and organizations have conversations about race, culture and social justice. She is the Co-Author of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Strategies for Facilitating Conversations on Race and an Affiliate Professor at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. In this episode of the RePlacing Church Podcast,