State of the Missional Movement | Part 4

    In this 5-on-5 series, we’ve asked 5 missional thinkers and practitioners 5 questions about the state of the Missional movement. Part 4 is today, and here is the question we posed: What’s one thing you think you’ve been wrong about or missed as it relates to ‘Missional’? Part 4: Something you’ve been wrong […]

State of the Missional Movement | Part 3

    In this 5-on-5 series, we’ve asked 5 missional thinkers and practitioners 5 questions about the state of the Missional movement. Part 3 is today, and here is the question we posed: How are things unfolding in the Western Church differently than you anticipated? Part 3: Things unfolding differently than anticipated: Alan Hirsch, 100M: Actually I […]

State of the Missional Movement | Part 2

In this 5-on-5 series, we’ve asked 5 missional thinkers and practitioners 5 questions about the state of the Missional movement. Part 2 is today, and here is the question we posed: You’ve been a key voice in this conversation and, I’d argue, really important to the shaping of the future of the Western Church. If you […]

State of the Missional Movement | Part 1

    In this 5-on-5 series, we’ve asked 5 missional thinkers and practitioners 5 questions about the state of the Missional movement. Part 1 is today, and here is the question we posed: I guess you can debate the real “start” of the Missional movement in the Western Church. But let’s say it started roughly […]

The Vulnerability of the Western Church

By Neil Cole Imagine you are a character in an original series Star Trek episode on some strange magical planet and you are captured for the entertainment of the gods who inhabit the planet. You will fight like a gladiator against a wild beast. You may choose your weapon: a machine gun or a bazooka. […]

A Parable from the Past: Preparing for What’s to Come

By Neil Cole I’m often asked if I feel that our organic church movement has accomplished all that I had hoped. The answer is no. We are not the movement that I hoped for… yet. But that is partly because I have always felt that what we were doing was preparing the church for what is […]