April 2007

Using the Internet to Gather, Connect and as a place of Mission
Breakout session 6   Thursday 845 to 945am Today is Internet Evangelism Day. More and more we need to see the internet as a mission field.  As our culture moves increasingly online, this presentation discusses how churches can be missionaries to...
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The Forgotten Ways
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I had a chance to hear Alan Hirsch and ask him a few questions at a dinner at the NNCC.  On the plane ride back (with layovers) I'm reading through his book, The Forgotten Ways.  If you blog, I'm sure...
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The Arminianism Acts 29 Equivalent
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During the National New Church Conference, I was able to be part of a 'bloggers round table' with Shawn Lovejoy, Ben Arment, Tadd Grandstaff and Mark Batterson.  It was clear when we met for the first time, that we didn't...
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NNCC Reflections
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This week has been a whirlwind tour at the National New Church Conference.  I've had a great time seeing friends, sharing meals and listening to others I respect and learn from.  I could list a lot of others who I...
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Church Cloud
We've learned a lot about using technology to connect people to the local church.  With that said, we've launched Church Cloud.  Church Cloud is a FREE web-based tool for churches who want to do ministry online. Churches are able to...
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Get the Word Out! What every church planter needs to know about communication
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Brad Abare and I did the session today at the National New Church Convention.  I've uploaded Get the Word out!  What every church planter needs to know about communication (pdf).  Brad covered a lot of principles of communication (influenced by...
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2007 National New Church Conference
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Who is going?  Post a comment and we can do a meet-up.  Or stop by one of the sessions I'm involved in: Get the Word Out! What every church planter needs to know about communication - Tuesday afternoon – Breakout...
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Acts 29 Regional Church Conference Audio Sessions
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The audio for the sessions for the Acts 29 Regional Church Conference are up.  The sessions include:  For the Sake of the World: A Missional Ecclesiology (Newbigin’s Missional Logic) Speaker: Michael W. Goheen The people of God have always been...
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Ministry Websites
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One of the cool things working at Monk Development is we are able to do most of our work with churches and ministries.  I've posted a number of the churches we've done using Ekklesia 360 Church CMS, but here are...
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Worse than Internet Porn?
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Quote from Michael Goheen @ our Acts 29 Regional Event: The danger of the internet isn't necessarily the porn, but the continued wasting of time to find the next great thing. Ouch! 
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