Hey guys. Bobby Ross, reporter for the Christian Chronicle. emailed me today to let me know that he will talk about social networking in his column in the upcoming issue of the Chronicle. He talks about Facebook, his own experience with social networking, and our site, the Missional Outreach Network.
Added by James Nored on March 24, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Being missional must factor into everything that we do. This should include even such things as our worship times. Is this not what a missionary would do? Is this not what a church planter would do? Absolutely! They would say, what time would have the best chance of having someone that we are trying to reach attend? They would not say, hmm, I think I'll have it at _____ time because that is what I like.
I just finished reading Missional Renaissance by Reggie McNeal. I took Reggie for a D.Min. class at Fuller, and Becki and I heard him speak at a minister spouse retreat. He is very in tune with both the religious and the non-religious world, and I give him credit for inspiring me in a lot… Continue
Added by James Nored on March 15, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments
On Monday, a new religious study was released that showed that 15% of the US population defines themselves as belonging to no religion. Here is an excerpt from the American Religious Identification Survey—conducted by the Program on Public Values at Trinity College.