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We asked some FX Staff and Friends how they speak about the Cross, especially with unchurched folks. Here is Part One of some of the responses we got. Our hope is that these responses can provide you with some good food for thought, good ideas, and even spur some great conversations this Holy Week! Watch […]

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The world has been wounded, all while the Church in the West continues to lose credibility and authority. Christian history is full of examples of faith-filled compassionate followers of Jesus who ran toward those who were disgraced, neglected, and wounded. We’re grateful to read stories of the past, but what about the future? After the […]

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Congregations that inhabit their buildings but not their communities may be looking at a bleak future. But you can discover what it means to become a church sent to the world, and why an incarnational church is critical for vibrant ministry in a changing world! At the Future Church Summit, Rev. Shannon Kiser will explore […]

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What if the Holy Spirit has given us everything we need to become the Church of tomorrow TODAY? It might be hard to believe, but you already have what you need to face a changing future! The Church has been given the gift of the Holy Spirit. At the Future Church Summit, Rev. Keisha Polonio […]

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At the end of 2019, I pulled an old book off my shelf.  I remember first reading Soul Tsunami sitting on the beach after my freshman year of college.  It had been just over a year since I felt called into ministry and as I read through Soul Tsunami during that week, it forever oriented […]

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What if the future of the church lies in the synergy of the old and the new? How can the depth and the beauty of the established church form disciples who will join in God’s mission, and how can experimental Christian communities help established congregations dream new dreams and reach new people? At the Future […]

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What if your future lies in the adaptation of your church’s core DNA to your current and emerging context? It might be hard to believe, but you already have what you need to face a changing future! At the Future Church Summit, Tod will be sharing on the topic, The Plans I Have for You- […]

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What if your church’s best days were ahead? It might be hard to believe, especially with the difficulties of 2020 still looming over us. But at the Future Church Summit, Michael will be sharing on the topic, Better Days Ahead: A Thriving Mission in a Polarized, Post-Corona, Hyper-Connected World. Get to Know Michael FX Future Church […]

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The year 2020 brought about seismic shifts in the way we engage in weekly worship, but the Good News of Jesus Christ has remained the same. In this new season of ministry, you need a strategy for telling the old story in whatever setting you find your church can gather in. Hybrid Worship draws on […]

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About 20 years ago I was helping out a friend who was the young adults pastor at a medium-sized church in the Portland, OR area. The pastor and main Sunday communicator prided himself on his expository preaching and as the new technology of PowerPoint and projectors became more and more prevalent in the church, with […]

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