in Vestry Papers and filtered by Christian Formation, Communications, Change + 5 other(s)
By Ken Howard
Instead of asking if the Church has a future, Ken Howard suggests we ask, Does the Future Have a Church? In his visionary piece, he lists four conditions that will be essential for congregations who seek not merely to survive, but to thrive in the years to come.
By Scott Gunn
Cuando se nos pide que especulemos sobre cómo será la Iglesia en 2050, la respuesta prudente es: "Sólo Dios lo sabe". Pero eso no causa ninguna gracia.
By Scott Gunn
In Discipleship or Bust: The Church in 2050, Scott Gunn predicts disciple-making will be at the heart of a church that is vibrant and growing in the years to come.
By Stephanie Spellers
In this video, Rock the Future for Jesus, the ever-inspiring Stephanie Spellers talks about celebrating and protecting all kinds of bodies, moving beyond buildings while focusing on making homes holy, and building a church that is humble, curious and full of love.
By Charis Bhagianathan
This month, we continue to ask – what is your radical dream for our church and communities in the future? Our offerings paint a future that can be hopeful, diverse and vibrant if we are open to change and new ways of being, and continue to be led by God’s transformational and holy vision for us.
By Jay Sidebotham
Our gift to you this new year, is a wonderful illustration from Jay Sidebotham – The Church in 2050 – for you to ponder, laugh and hope.
By Ranjit K. Mathews
What is your most radical dream for our church? In Embodying Hope, Ranjit Mathews describes his vision for the church for the future – one that looks, feels and truly is a sacred, inclusive, welcoming home for all.
By Lorenzo Lebrija
What does a certified futurist believe about the future of our church? In How to See the Church of the Future Today, Lorenzo Lebrija reveals how to think like a futurist – focusing on drivers and signals of change.
By Alicia Hager
In God is doing a New Thing, Alicia Hager shares instances of hope springing forth in ministries around her, reminding us that God is always at work, even if it seems like we are in the wilderness.
By Sandra Montes
In this video, Who We Are and What We Do for Jesus, Sandra Montes engages Sandy Milien and Adia Milien in a vibrant and important conversation around faith, identity and Christianity from the perspective of young women of color in our Church.