Jamie Wilson Reviews

February 9, 2016By Sara Jane WalkerUncategorized

Last weekend, I found myself in an energetic conversation in the foyer of the mosque that meets next door to our church.  My wife, a woman from our congregation, the Imam and I were discussing how to address human trafficking in our neighborhood with the leader of a regional task force on trafficking.  As I … Read More

JR Rozko Endorses

February 9, 2016By Sara Jane WalkerUncategorized

It’s been almost a year since I first read an early copy of Structured for Mission. When I finished reading it I offered the following line of endorsement, “For those of us seeking to lead organizations and networks in ways that open up space for the sake of developing a fresh imagination of how God … Read More

Nick Warnes Reviews

February 9, 2016By Sara Jane WalkerUncategorized

In Joining God, Remaking the Church, Changing the World: The New Shape of the Church In Our Time, the church has a beneficial new resource for reimagining the everyday church in North America. The book is well-suited for introducing people to the larger missional conversation and provides a deep sense of wisdom from a seasoned … Read More

Julianne Barlow Reviews

February 9, 2016By Sara Jane WalkerUncategorized

“What are the challenges we currently face for which we presently have no answer but must address if we’re to live into God’s future for us?”  This question, posed several times in the book pushes us right into . . . well many things; perhaps anxiety, frustration, even fear and anger. We also may experience … Read More

Julianne Barlow Endorses

February 9, 2016By Sara Jane WalkerUncategorized

There have been many books written or coauthored by Alan Roxburgh and at least one copy of most of them are on my shelf or desk. Many other copies have been shared with others and live in their homes or offices.  So, yes, I guess I am a fan. Alan writes books for different audiences; … Read More

Graham Hill Reviews

February 9, 2016By Sara Jane WalkerUncategorized

Is Your Church Structured for Mission? I grew up suspicious of structures. For me, institutions and organizations symbolized much that was wrong in the world. I could speculate why this was the case. I came from a working-class background that resisted authority. My early experiences of institutions convinced me that they were often oppressive. I viewed … Read More

Book Reviews

February 3, 2016By Sara Jane WalkerNow

  Graham Hill Founder of The Global Church Project Is Your Church Structured for Mission? I grew up suspicious of structures. For me, institutions and organizations symbolized much that was wrong in the world. I could speculate why this was the case. I came from a working-class background that resisted authority. My early experiences of institutions … Read More

Around the Table

November 2, 2015By Sara Jane WalkerLearning, Now

In our work with denominational leaders across North America many are aware of the levels of stirring going on as congregations seek to understand how they reconnect with their neighbourhoods and communities. A huge shift is underway just now. Congregations are beginning to ask different questions. They are trying to figure out how to move … Read More