Laura and Aaron sit down with pastor and Raleigh Beer & Hymns founder Claire Clyburn. They discuss inclusion, sacred and secular music, alcohol, and finding community outside the walls of the church.
In this episode, Aaron interviews pastor and athlete Fede Apecena. Their conversation explores food, community, belonging and the connection of fitness & faith.
For the last 6 years my wife and I have been leading missional communities. During this same span we have coached and trained over 100 other leaders to lead Missional Communities in their context. As we reflect upon this journey there are a few things that come to mind that stand out as essential for… Continue Reading→
Kyle Burrows shares his adventures of living missionally as he moves toward launching Crossroads UMC: Fayetteville’s second campus. I don’t always throw parties at my house, but when I do, I make sure that they are chaotic! My wife, Lauren, and I began the work of Crossroads North at the end of July, 2015. In… Continue Reading→
EDGE Blog: Sending Forth “Given the choice of demographics, I would prefer to launch a church in a transient culture,” … said no church planter ever! As it goes for the missional pioneer, there are enough perilous pitfalls, impediments, and landmines already lurking behind every pew without the unwelcomed addition of a mass exodus portal… Continue Reading→
In this video, Bishop Ward shares her weekend at Ocracoke Island in celebration of the diverse communities across the NC Conference.