God’s people learning to participate in what God is doing in the local.
The Missional Network
TMN is a consulting group that cultivates safe spaces, robust resources and processes to re-orient our Christian communities for the sake of the Gospel and the transformation of God’s world. TMN has worked with numerous church systems, denominations and leaders as they cultivate systems that support congregations joining with God at work in their local contexts.
TMN partners with church systems across the United States and Canada, as well as in Australia, Europe, New Zealand, United Kingdom and South Korea. TMN has worked with a variety of denominations: American Baptist, Anglican, Christian Reformed, Disciples of Christ, Episcopalian, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mennonite, Methodist, Presbyterian Church USA, Vineyard and United Church of Canada.
Our clients are joining God and changing the world.
“Our engagement with TMN gave us energy, fuel and methodology for shift to the neighbourhood. We also gained new skills and hope for re-engaging the denomination.”Jeff Savage, Pastor, American Baptist Church
I felt very supported throughout the process with TMN. A key learning was that you cannot be on this journey alone. There have to be others to coach, support and reflect with you. We need to learn in community and have mutual support and accountability.Mark Verdery, Executive Presbyter, PC USA
“We are on the right track with TMN. We are doing some things that are long and hard and slow, but it is making a difference.”Sheryl Kinder-Pyle, Executive Leader, PC USA
A pastor, teacher, writer and consultant with more than 30 years experience in church leadership, consulting and seminary education.
Dwight Zscheile is associate professor of congregational mission and leadership at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, an Episcopal priest, author, and consultant.
Fiona serves in church leadership and with her church board and has worked extensively coaching congregations, facilitating process and developing resources.
Jinna, PhD in practical theology, is a coach, researcher and teacher for congregational leadership, with a focus on engaging with changing contemporary culture and context.
A pastor for 25 years, consultant to non-profits and adjunct faculty at Tyndale Seminary, John is a skilled mentor and coach to leaders working in a process of congregational transformation.
Mark Lau Branson
Mark is the Homer L. Goddard Associate Professor of the Ministry of the Laity at Fuller Theological Seminary, specializing in congregational leadership and community engagement.
Sara Jane R. Walker
Sara Jane holds a MCS in Theology from Regent College, Vancouver, BC. As the President of TMN, Sara Jane works with the team to continue to resource and partner with churches and church systems going local.