Here’s a selection of resources that are shaping the way contributors to this blog are thinking about and living out the big “What ifs” of transformation in the Lutheran Church today.
Smith and Sellon, “Pathway to Renewal: Practical Steps for Congregations”
Earl Creps, “Off Road Disciplines: Spiritual Adventures of Missional Leaders” (Click here to see Earl’s take on renewal in his church)
Aubrey Malphurs, “Advanced Strategic Planning: A New Model for Church and Ministry Leaders.”
Rick Rouse and Craig Van Gelder, “A Field Guide for the Missional Congregation: Embarking on a Journey of Transformation“
Gary V. Nelson, “Borderland Churches: A Congregation’s Introduction to Missional Living.” (Canadian!)
Forge Canada – A Missional Training Network
Clover Websites – Does your ministry have an old website? No website? Check out Clover.
Faith in Action: Be the Church – An excellent church-wide campaign to be in Mission for Others
Centered Life – Centered Life® helps people connect their faith to their daily lives. A tool for sustainable change in congregations and people’s lives, Centered Life is a non-denominational initiative begun in 1999, by Luther Seminary in St. Paul , Minnesota.
Advent Conspiracy – A great church-wide campaign to help us Worship Fully, Spend Less, Give More, Love All. An excellent missional activity.
True Faced – wonderful material for authentic Christian living.