Essential Elements of Kingdom Movements

(inspired by Alan Hirsch’s mDNA) What does it look like to make disciples of Jesus who actually go and reproduce more disciples? We need to think about the big picture, plant small seeds that can sprout trees and in turn create forests. Plant from the beginning with the end in mind. We see this in the parables of Jesus about …

Five-Fold Proclamation: Part 3

In my first blog in this series I suggested that after years of teaching students to preach the way I was taught to preach (assign each student a text, which fit me well as a “teacher” on five-fold), I started to wonder, “Am I trying to force apostles, prophets, evangelists, and shepherds, to preach like teachers?”  I began to imagine, …

Meet Praxis Presenter Hugh Halter

In our fifth annual time together at The Praxis Gathering, we will plunge into the hands-on-work of Life Together in Community with particular emphasis on creating a missional-community, a tethered community, a multi-ethnic community, a peace-making community, and a healing community. We’ve gathered some of the best on-the-ground church planters and practitioners to furnish us with the possibilities for lighting a …

Meet Praxis Presenter Deb Hirsch

The Praxis Gathering 2019 is pleased to announce that Deb Hirsch, Australian-born writer and speaker, will be joining us to explore Life Together is a Fragmented World. Deb is a beloved addition to our list of presenters and speaks from a place of experienced and practiced wisdom. She is among the best on-the-ground church planters and practitioners to furnish us …

Praxis Partner Highlight: Reliant

Reliant is an incredible resource for church planter fundraising and we are excited about our partnership at The Praxis Gathering this year (September 26-28, 2019 in Philadelphia). We encourage all our planters to check them out. Get to know them a bit here and be sure to follow @ReliantMission on Twitter! Fundraising Support for Church Planters Reliant has been helping missionaries and …

Meet Praxis Presenter David Fitch

In our fifth annual time together at The Praxis Gathering, we will plunge into the hands-on-work of Life Together in Community with particular emphasis on creating a missional-community, a tethered community, a multi-ethnic community, a peace-making community, and a healing community. We’ve gathered some of the best on-the-ground church planters and practitioners to furnish us with the possibilities for lighting a …

New Learning Cohorts for Planters & Pastors

The V3 Movement is overjoyed to offer new innovative learning cohorts this fall. MarketPlace Planting Early Trappists Monks created enterprises to that funded their missional work, so today’s marketplace planters and pioneers will artistically find ways to start businesses that contribute social good and while engaging civic structures of a particular place. Join us this fall as Hugh Halter trains …