Verlon Fosner

The Dinner Church movement is growing across the West. With traditional approaches becoming less and less effective in reaching secular populations, leaders are now reaching out for different sociologies of “doing church.” Interestingly, rebirthing an ecclesial form that dates back to the Apostolic Era is proving to be highly effective again in creating great commission […]

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Verlon Fosner

Introductory training for your Dinner Church is available at the Dinner Church Track of the Resilient Church Academy. Accredited Seminary-Level Training in Dinner Church Strategy and Theology available this Fall. Our nation has been battered by significant societal tidal waves in the past few months. First, we watched a virus sweeping across the country, that […]

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“What is God up to?” is the question I’m most often asked. “Have you heard of the dinner church movement?” is my most common answer. LEONARD SWEET, E. STANLEY JONES PROFESSOR OF EVANGELISM AT DREW UNIVERSITY   Dinner Church Collective grew out of a problem that Verlon and Melodee Foster were facing in Seattle. Their […]

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We want to reach people with the Jesus story who are far from God, maybe been hurt by churches in the past, or feel lost, broken or unworthy of anyone loving them.

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How do you plant 55 dinner churches in just a few years? It might sound crazy, but that’s what has happened since one Methodist District set out to develop a regional plan for starting fresh expressions of Church. What would happen if you asked the Holy Spirit to do something, not just in your church, […]

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Dinner Church continues to build bridges, create community, and point people towards Jesus!

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“What is God up to?” is the question I’m most often asked. “Have you heard of the dinner church movement?” is my most common answer. LEONARD SWEET, E. STANLEY JONES PROFESSOR OF EVANGELISM AT DREW UNIVERSITY   Dinner Church Collective grew out of a problem that Verlon and Melodee Foster were facing in Seattle. Their […]

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This pre-conference event will show you an expression of Church that is not only effective in reaching the “never-been-churched” but is also scalable and affordable for normal churches and denominations.

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When St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Hampton, VA decided to open their gym for kids and parents to have dinner followed by a time of shooting hoops, they didn’t dream that 1. the parents would hang around and 2. it would become a fresh expression of Church! But it did!

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“What is God up to?” is the question I’m most often asked. “Have you heard of the dinner church movement?” is my most common answer. LEONARD SWEET, E. STANLEY JONES PROFESSOR OF EVANGELISM AT DREW UNIVERSITY   Dinner Church Collective grew out of a problem that Verlon and Melodee Foster were facing in Seattle. Their […]

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