Contagious Fire

Tom Ashbrook / Imago Christi
Encountering God
Book

Have you ever wondered what it might be part of a church or lead a ministry where people lived so on fire with the love of Jesus that they couldn’t help but reach out with love for those around them? This book is a dialogue — an invitation actually — about what it means to be consumed with the fire of God’s love and presence.

Contagious Fire

Mansions of the Heart

Tom Ashbrook / Imago Christi
Encountering God
Book

Written for anyone who longs for a deeper relationship with God, Mansions offers a road map into a journey of life-changing intimacy with God. It debunks commonly held myths that lead to spiritual dead ends and it blows up the wearying notions of “just work harder” theology. Here’s a fresh look at how to cooperate with God and his longings for you.

Mansions of the Heart

Inviting the Spirit to Speak

Josh Marino
Encountering God
Article

“What can I do to hear God’s voice more clearly?” This article unpacks three simple practices anyone can follow to intentionally pursue hearing God’s voice. After all, if Jesus said that he calls to his sheep and they hear his voice, maybe there is more we can do to listen for him.

Inviting the Spirit to Speak

Abiding Prayer

Bill O’Byrne / Imago Christi
Encountering God
Article + Exercise

Abiding Prayer focuses our on First Order love relationship with God, a method or aspect of prayer that is intentionally focused on loving communion with God, without jumping into telling Him how to run the universe and to bless our plans. In Abiding Prayer we learn to listen more and more deeply to God.

Abiding Prayer

A Journey with God

Ellen Burrany / ReNew
Encountering God
Article + Exercise

Resource for a personal retreat with God. Healthy leaders create time and space to pull back from the weeds of relentless demand, in order to meet with God for a personal retreat — for perspective. This tool is a guide for a personal retreat built on Psalm 139.

A Journey with God

4 Postures of Spiritual Authority

Gary Mayes / ChurchNEXT
Walking in Spiritual Authority
Article

Spiritual authority is that quality found in leaders who speak with a gravitas far beyond themselves. It is what some would call God’s anointing. The question is, how do we actually position ourselves to receive the spiritual authority God would like to pour out over us? What does that posture look like?

4 Postures of Spiritual Authority

Word, Deed, & Power

Sam Metcalf / Novo President
Walking in Spiritual Authority
Booklet

If we are to faithfully reflect our allegiance to Jesus, there are three critical dimensions which must be present for the message we speak and the lives we live to represent the fullness of the gospel we bring. Like a three-legged-stool, all three are essential. The gospel in its fullness has always been represented in word, deed, and power.

Word, Deed, & Power

Call to a Life of Radical Impact

Matt Weston & Bill Randall / ChurchNEXT
Living a Missional Life
Video

Going through the motions or choosing a life of lasting impact? What would a life of radical commitment to a loving relationship with Jesus and to a courageously sacrificial commitment to the world around us look like? St Francis of Assisi continues to invite us into a life of radical impact.

Call to a Life of Radical Impact

DNA of a Revolution

Gary Mayes / ChurchNEXT
Living a Missional Life
Book

Ever wonder why it is that as followers of the greatest revolutionary who ever lived, “revolutionary” is rarely used to describe the Church? DNA offers a radically different look at the moments that shaped that first-century movement of Christ-followers — moments that forged the revolutionary DNA of a Church that would change the world.

DNA of a Revolution

Power of a Both-And Life

Gary Mayes / ChurchNEXT
Living a Missional Life
Video

For far too long we have separated the priorities of abiding with Christ from living on mission for Christ — of solitude vs. service. Bringing them together is the pathway to a life of powerful influence. St. Francis, as well as, the mandate of Scripture call us to bring them together. This video was shot in the home of St Francis: Assisi, Italy.

Power of a Both-And Life

What Does it Take to Reach a City?

Bill Randall / ChurchNEXT
Catalyzing Gospel Movements
Video

The hustle, bustle, sheer size, and frenetic pace of big cities can be intimidating. So a critical question is, “how do we actually reach a modern city for Christ?” Filmed in the heart of Rome with all of its noise and traffic, Bill Randall unpacks the Strategy of Paul for reaching a major city.

What Does it Take to Reach a City?

The Life Jesus Made Possible

Bill Randall / ChurchNEXT
Catalyzing Gospel Movements
Book

To the faithful follower of Jesus, life is anything but ordinary as he or she experiences the things of heaven transforming the things of earth. Those who enter the life Jesus made possible are ushered into a supernatural way of living under the reign and rule of God — into a life overwhelmed by God’s transforming love.

The Life Jesus Made Possible

Beyond the Local Church

Sam Metcalf / Novo President
Developing Ministry Leaders
Book

Wherever movements of the gospel have occurred, visionary people and apostolic structures were essential. Creating structures where apostolic calling can be lived out to the fullest are critical to the mission of God and the health of the body of Christ. Beyond will open your eyes to God’s plan for releasing apostolically gifted men and women into extraordinary kingdom impact.

Beyond the Local Church

Developing Biblical Mentors

Gary Mayes / ChurchNEXT
Developing Ministry Leaders
Article

Like any good mentor, biblical mentors will speak deeply into your life and your calling. They offer wisdom for decisions, model ways of living or leading, and even demonstrate methods that will enhance your impact. This tool will guide you through a process of transforming characters of Scripture into personal mentors.

Developing Biblical Mentors

Safety or Significance

Doug Humphreys / ReWire
Leading in a Changing World
Article

The reality is God never promised safety and security. The mission of Jesus was revolutionary, even dangerous. It upsets the status quo. If you have not seen that part of Jesus you have missed Jesus. His was definitely not a mission of safety, but it was one of significance. And his invitation has not changed.

Safety or Significance

Thinking About a More Robust Missional Ecclesiology

Bill Randall / Pioneering Initiatives
Leading in a Changing World
Article

Ingrown, consumeristic, churches often have robust missional slogans, but sorely lack a functional, missional DNA. It is possible to reinvent such churches and help them become authentic, outwardly focused conduits of the gospel. However, this transformation requires the power of Jesus and extra-ordinary courageous leaders who stay the course until such costly change becomes evident.

Thinking About a More Robust Missional Ecclesiology

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Contagious Fire

Tom Ashbrook / Imago Christi
Encountering God
Book

Have you ever wondered what it might be part of a church or lead a ministry where people lived so on fire with the love of Jesus that they couldn’t help but reach out with love for those around them? This book is a dialogue — an invitation actually — about what it means to be consumed with the fire of God’s love and presence.

Contagious Fire

Mansions of the Heart

Tom Ashbrook / Imago Christi
Encountering God
Book

Written for anyone who longs for a deeper relationship with God, Mansions offers a road map into a journey of life-changing intimacy with God. It debunks commonly held myths that lead to spiritual dead ends and it blows up the wearying notions of “just work harder” theology. Here’s a fresh look at how to cooperate with God and his longings for you.

Mansions of the Heart

Inviting the Spirit to Speak

Josh Marino
Encountering God
Article

“What can I do to hear God’s voice more clearly?” This article unpacks three simple practices anyone can follow to intentionally pursue hearing God’s voice. After all, if Jesus said that he calls to his sheep and they hear his voice, maybe there is more we can do to listen for him.

Inviting the Spirit to Speak

Abiding Prayer

Bill O’Byrne / Imago Christi
Encountering God
Article + Exercise

Abiding Prayer focuses our on First Order love relationship with God, a method or aspect of prayer that is intentionally focused on loving communion with God, without jumping into telling Him how to run the universe and to bless our plans. In Abiding Prayer we learn to listen more and more deeply to God.

Abiding Prayer

A Journey with God

Ellen Burrany / ReNew
Encountering God
Article + Exercise

Resource for a personal retreat with God. Healthy leaders create time and space to pull back from the weeds of relentless demand, in order to meet with God for a personal retreat — for perspective. This tool is a guide for a personal retreat built on Psalm 139.

A Journey with God

4 Postures of Spiritual Authority

Gary Mayes / ChurchNEXT
Walking in Spiritual Authority
Article

Spiritual authority is that quality found in leaders who speak with a gravitas far beyond themselves. It is what some would call God’s anointing. The question is, how do we actually position ourselves to receive the spiritual authority God would like to pour out over us? What does that posture look like?

4 Postures of Spiritual Authority

Word, Deed, & Power

Sam Metcalf / Novo President
Walking in Spiritual Authority
Booklet

If we are to faithfully reflect our allegiance to Jesus, there are three critical dimensions which must be present for the message we speak and the lives we live to represent the fullness of the gospel we bring. Like a three-legged-stool, all three are essential. The gospel in its fullness has always been represented in word, deed, and power.

Word, Deed, & Power

Call to a Life of Radical Impact

Matt Weston & Bill Randall / ChurchNEXT
Living a Missional Life
Video

Going through the motions or choosing a life of lasting impact? What would a life of radical commitment to a loving relationship with Jesus and to a courageously sacrificial commitment to the world around us look like? St Francis of Assisi continues to invite us into a life of radical impact.

Call to a Life of Radical Impact

DNA of a Revolution

Gary Mayes / ChurchNEXT
Living a Missional Life
Book

Ever wonder why it is that as followers of the greatest revolutionary who ever lived, “revolutionary” is rarely used to describe the Church? DNA offers a radically different look at the moments that shaped that first-century movement of Christ-followers — moments that forged the revolutionary DNA of a Church that would change the world.

DNA of a Revolution

Power of a Both-And Life

Gary Mayes / ChurchNEXT
Living a Missional Life
Video

For far too long we have separated the priorities of abiding with Christ from living on mission for Christ — of solitude vs. service. Bringing them together is the pathway to a life of powerful influence. St. Francis, as well as, the mandate of Scripture call us to bring them together. This video was shot in the home of St Francis: Assisi, Italy.

Power of a Both-And Life



What topic would you like to focus on?

What Does it Take to Reach a City?

Bill Randall / ChurchNEXT
Catalyzing Gospel Movements
Video

The hustle, bustle, sheer size, and frenetic pace of big cities can be intimidating. So a critical question is, “how do we actually reach a modern city for Christ?” Filmed in the heart of Rome with all of its noise and traffic, Bill Randall unpacks the Strategy of Paul for reaching a major city.

What Does it Take to Reach a City?

The Life Jesus Made Possible

Bill Randall / ChurchNEXT
Catalyzing Gospel Movements
Book

To the faithful follower of Jesus, life is anything but ordinary as he or she experiences the things of heaven transforming the things of earth. Those who enter the life Jesus made possible are ushered into a supernatural way of living under the reign and rule of God — into a life overwhelmed by God’s transforming love.

The Life Jesus Made Possible

Beyond the Local Church

Sam Metcalf / Novo President
Developing Ministry Leaders
Book

Wherever movements of the gospel have occurred, visionary people and apostolic structures were essential. Creating structures where apostolic calling can be lived out to the fullest are critical to the mission of God and the health of the body of Christ. Beyond will open your eyes to God’s plan for releasing apostolically gifted men and women into extraordinary kingdom impact.

Beyond the Local Church

Developing Biblical Mentors

Gary Mayes / ChurchNEXT
Developing Ministry Leaders
Article

Like any good mentor, biblical mentors will speak deeply into your life and your calling. They offer wisdom for decisions, model ways of living or leading, and even demonstrate methods that will enhance your impact. This tool will guide you through a process of transforming characters of Scripture into personal mentors.

Developing Biblical Mentors

Safety or Significance

Doug Humphreys / ReWire
Leading in a Changing World
Article

The reality is God never promised safety and security. The mission of Jesus was revolutionary, even dangerous. It upsets the status quo. If you have not seen that part of Jesus you have missed Jesus. His was definitely not a mission of safety, but it was one of significance. And his invitation has not changed.

Safety or Significance

Thinking About a More Robust Missional Ecclesiology

Bill Randall / Pioneering Initiatives
Leading in a Changing World
Article

Ingrown, consumeristic, churches often have robust missional slogans, but sorely lack a functional, missional DNA. It is possible to reinvent such churches and help them become authentic, outwardly focused conduits of the gospel. However, this transformation requires the power of Jesus and extra-ordinary courageous leaders who stay the course until such costly change becomes evident.

Thinking About a More Robust Missional Ecclesiology



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