V3 Movement Blog

  • A Kick in the Seat of the Pants

    Sometimes I just need a good “kick in the seat of my pants” to get me going. That phrase – kick in the seat of the pants – has always been a reminder that I need to open myself up to new ideas and get outside the box of my thinking, even in church matters. Roger Von Oech wrote a life-changing

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  • Seven Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

    It’s time to get ready for Christmas. Decorations, trees, lights and gifts are prominently displayed in the stores encouraging us to buy early and be ready for the consumer frenzy to follow. So how do we keep our focus on what really matters during this season? Here are some practices I have found helpful. 1. Find Your Centre I start preparing in

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  • Church Planter, Find Your Tribe

    Too many of us know how frustrating and even hurtful it can be to love Jesus’ church but not fit in any local church. Anyone who questions the elevated role of the Sunday service has felt the isolation. In light of this, The Church as Movement is more than the practical guidebook it sets out to be; it’s the resounding reminder

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  • RePlacing Church 51: Killian Noe on Recovery and Belonging

    Killian Noe is Founding Director of Recovery Cafe in Seattle, WA, a refuge of healing and transformation for women and men who have been traumatized by homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges. Prior to moving to Seattle in 1999 and starting Recovery Cafe in 2003, Killian lived in Washington, D.C. where she was a part of Church of the

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  • Practicing Patient Tenacity During Advent

    We’re in the season of Advent: the beginning of the Christian year and a time of waiting, longing, preparation, and expectation. In the midst of a culture that wants to rush toward the warm fuzzies of a sentimentalized Christmas season, how can we cultivate the kind of attitude Advent is meant to evoke in us? How can we honor what this

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