What’s Next? Leading Out of the Crisis

What’s Next? Leading Out of the Crisis

June 10, 2020By Alan Roxburgh

These are demanding days for us all. In conversations with leaders across North America it’s clear the Covid 19 crisis is fundamentally changing what it means to be communities of God’s people. It is challenging what it means for us to be leaders in this time. You’re wrestling with issues of how to manage the … Read More

Emmaus Road

Emmaus Road

April 15, 2020By Alan Roxburgh

Across social media, lots of us are trying to give some frame to this unexpected, out of our world experience of massive isolation brought on by the seriousness of this pandemic. We are all searching out images, metaphors, and narratives that will help us make sense not just of what is happening but where this … Read More

Whole Gospel Living

Whole Gospel Living

April 15, 2019By Sara Jane R. Walker

What is the connection between the Great Commission and joining God? This is a question that we hear in all kinds of ways in our work with pastors and congregations. Is joining God some new idea or program? How does it square with our understandings of evangelism or social justice? On April 10th, 2019, joined … Read More

Getting Beyond Ideas: Joining God in the Neighbourhood

Getting Beyond Ideas: Joining God in the Neighbourhood

February 15, 2019By Fiona Watts

Our congregations, parishes, communities of faith continue to play a vital role in participating in God’s mission bringing wholeness and redemption to the world. Pastors are tasked with the often daunting, but rewarding, responsibility of helping their people discover the ways the Spirit may be nudging them to join God’s work in the world and, … Read More

Congregations Joining God

Congregations Joining God

November 23, 2018By Alan Roxburgh

I want to catch you up on some of the learning we’ve been doing around this journey of joining God. I am seeing a strong push by the Spirit for congregations to re-engage with the mission of God and reimagine church from the ground up. This is happening. I am greatly encouraged by the hope-filled … Read More