The Decentralized Shift Immersion

A 5-week Immersion for re-imagining and restructuring your mid-size or mega church toward decentralized gatherings w/ Dan White Jr & friends About this Immersion A global pandemic has disrupted the Church, there is no denying it—it feels apocalyptic. Many Churches are not sure when or how to gather their people without putting them in harms way. So what are the …

Why Planters Are Equipped for Racial Justice

“If you are doing ministry in America and you don’t understand race, you’re not going to be an effective missionary.” – David Bailey As we witness this volcanic eruption of racial unrest spill out across the country, the urgency to end systemic racism has never felt greater. Yet the Church has never seemed so ill-equipped to live out God’s vision …

Decolonizing the Church Immersion

A 5-week Immersion in dismantling white supremacy in the Church in order to build Beloved Community w/ Brandon Wrencher About this Immersion In the US and globally, the wealth gap between the rich and the poor is greater than ever, disproportionately along racial lines. The Church in the West has too often served the interests of the dominant class reinforcing …

Hybrid Ecclesiology: A Proposed New Normal

There’s no need to revisit the history of how we got where we are today. We know all the facts surrounding COVID and the struggles that churches are facing in the midst of the pandemic and shutdown. Some of you reading this are dealing with these tensions on a daily basis and my heart truly goes out to you. Almost …

Engaging the Neighborhood Immersion

A 4-week Immersion in discovering the local, relational, and globally networked Church around you with Tim Soerens and Christiana Rice About this Immersion We as the Church are living and leading in confusing and challenges times. Reading the headlines it can seem like everything is melting down, but when you get closer to street and pay attention to what God …

Dialogical Preaching Immersion

A 4-week Immersion in how to bring together both declarative and interactive elements in the act and art of preaching w/ Dan White Jr. About this Immersion Covid-19 has disrupted the Church and especially the act of preaching. Many Pastors found themselves struggling to deliver a sermon that connected with people watching from the comfort of their homes. Is there …

Four Tools for Worshipping Together Without Singing

With the United Kingdom’s COVID-19 guidelines recommending the avoidance of singing together in person, many UK churches may be wondering what to do instead. Here are 3 questions to help us grow through this time rather than just getting through it and 4 tools for worshipping God together that work great online as well as in person. Engagement, Participation and …

Everywhere You Look: The Church After COVID

Even before the pandemic, the practical imagination of what the church is and what it exists for felt like it was already up for grabs. The COVID pandemic has accelerated this confusion while also creating new opportunities for innovation and adaptation. Join us to explore the future of the church and how it will likely become more local, relational, and globally networked. IN THIS WEBINAR …

Uncovered: How My Response to these Times Matters

As church planters and church leaders, as we’re busy carrying the weight of leadership in these times, trying to bring clarity in the midst of confusion while being confused ourselves, trying to help those who have suffered great loss even while we are facing our own personal loss, and navigating wisdom for our communities when righteousness seems so polarized.  It …

Church Without Walls Part 2

Covid19 has been tough on church worship services, but it has also exposed something beautiful—the Church can gather without walls. When you pare down the Church to its essentials, something potent is discovered at its core. Could it be time to re-explore the DNA of the church when it’s decentralized, when it takes on the form of a grassroots local …