Carpooling in the Spirit – An #Awakenings17 Reflection

Chris Breslin is the pastor of Oak Church in Durham, NC, the proud husband to Rachel, and the dad of Noa, Titus, and Emett. He is the shipping assistant for his wife’s thriving cottage-industrial venture, Bullpin Apparel. He enjoys reading…

Awakenings: A Millennial’s Perspective – An #Awakenings17 Reflection

This reflection on the recent Awakenings gathering comes from Ashley Easter. Ashley Easter is a 24-year-old writer, blogger, speaker, and abuse victim advocate. She promotes truth-seeking expeditions, advocates for gender equality, and educates the Church on abuse. She is the…

The Superlative Spirit – An #Awakenings17 Reflection

This is the first in a series of reflections on the Missio’s recent North American gathering, “Awakenings: The Mission of the Spirit as the Life of the Church.” This reflection comes from Anthony Opliger, Servant Leader at Northeast Christian Church…

Big News From Our Founding Alliance Partner – Northern Seminary!

Northern Seminary Announces Expansion Plan To Transform Theological Education New Learning/Teaching Centers Designed to Meet the Needs of Seminary Students for Decades to Come Building on its 100-year history, Northern Seminary today announced an ambitious expansion plan to set a…

Announcing an Online Streaming Option for Awakenings

We are so fortunate to have friends who are connected to and tracking with our work from all over the world. Many of you who aren’t able to join us in person for our third North American gathering, Awakenings: The…

$200 Savings Available for All Awakenings Registrants

The Missio Alliance North American Gathering, Awakenings: The Mission of the Spirit as the Life of the Church, is just a few weeks away. It is a long time to wait, but you can start learning now! As a Church…

Awakenings Presenter List Continues to Grow!

Awakenings features a diverse cross-section of Christian leaders whose lives and ministries demonstrate that they have important perspectives to offer on the focus of this year’s gathering – the person and work of the Holy Spirit – and all that…

ANNOUNCING: Wesley Seminary, Our Newest Alliance Partner

We are so excited to introduce you to to our newest Alliance Partner, Wesley Seminary! Like us, Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University is uniquely focused on engaging and equipping women and men to serve the Church as deeply reflective…

5 Ways N.T. Wright’s Course on Ephesians Helps Me Be a Better Pastor

This article was originally featured on NTWrightOnline.org. We’re thrilled to have N.T. Wright Online as a co-sponsoring partner of our upcoming Awakenings Conference. All participants receive a free online course from taught by Professor Wright. Learn more about Awakening’s HERE.…

SAVE THE DATE: N.T. Wright and Greg Boyd Discuss the Crucifixion

Save the Date for Friday, April 28, 2017, from 7-9pm at Alexandria, Virginia’s Alfred Street Baptist Church where we’ll be joined by two of today’s most thoughtful and influential pastor-theologians, N.T. Wright and Greg Boyd, for an important conversation: “Beyond…

Merry Christmas. Here’s Our Gift to You.

Advent has passed and the Christmas Season is finally here! As our gift to you, we invite you to purchase any of our Resources for 50% off – TODAY ONLY! You can find recordings from: Both of our North American…

Saying Thanks for You & All God Has Done!

Here at the end of the year I wanted to take just a quick minute to say a heartfelt, “Thank you for being part of the Missio Alliance community!” It’s actually kind of hard to believe that our inaugural gathering,…

The Missio Alliance Essential Reading List of 2016

Missio Alliance takes a somewhat unique approach to online publishing. Rather than hosting individual blogs or assigning writers to specific columns, we have invited a diverse group of theological practitioners to offer their voices and perspectives alongside one another across…

Join N.T. Wright for an Exclusive Seminar

Author, Bishop and professor N.T. “Tom” Wright, will join Missio Alliance for Awakenings: The Mission of the Spirit as the Life of the Church, April 27-29. Now, you can be a part of an exclusive question and answer seminar with…

The #SheLeads Story

We are immeasurably grateful for all the people who came together to host the #SheLeads Summit on Saturday. Between the main venue in Chicago (Northern Seminary), Regional Venues in Seattle (Fuller Northwest), Los Angeles (Pasadena Nazarene Church), Kansas City (Nazarene…

#SheLeads For Our Sons and Daughters: A Spirit-Prompted Invitation

The ministry of Missio Alliance believes strongly in the ongoing, active, and discernible ministry of the Holy Spirit. This conviction runs through our all our efforts related to helping pastors and other Christian leaders think theologically about their work as…

How to Host #SheLeads at Your Church or Home

We’re thrilled to be hosting #SheLeads on October 29. This one-day livestreaming Summit focuses on the “Blessed Alliance,” how God has made women and men to lead together. But what if you can’t make it to the main venue in…

Announcing our Newest Alliance Partner: Rochester College!

We are so excited to introduce you to to our newest Alliance Partner, Rochester College! Here’s a quick word from Dr. Mark Love, Dean of the School of Theology and Ministry and Director of the Masters of Religious Education in…

Your Invitation to #SheLeads!

Join Us for this One of a Kind, Multi-Regional Summit… Summit Details: Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm CT Main Venue: Northern Seminary, Chicago, IL Regional Venues: Los Angeles, Nashville, Kansas City, Dallas, and others coming soon…

Missio Alliance and Women

If you’ve been tracking with Missio Alliance for any length of time, you’ve likely taken note of the emphasis we’ve placed on issues of gender in the life of the Church and Christian leadership in general. In fact, one of…

Pray for Revival on Pentecost Sunday

In May of 2015, during Missio Alliance’s 2nd North American gathering, Being Truly Human: Reimagining the Resurrectional Life, Ben Witherington spoke these words: “What we need in this country is not just new missionary strategies. We need a revival by…

Announcing: “This Changed EVERYTHING!” Viewing

Our second gathering in the Once & Future Mission Series, “Young, Wrestling, and Always Reforming: The Mission of God and the Continuing Reformation of the Church” is just a month away! Get the Details! As part of this unique event…

NORTHERN LIVE: Streaming Seminary to You

Have you ever thought about seminary, but worried there are no affordable or accessible options? Have you looked into distance education but been discouraged by the impersonal nature & dated content of the courses? Learn About NORTHERN LIVE: STREAMING SEMINARY…

Inaugural Theology & Mission Lectureship

The needs facing the Church in our day are vast and complex. Engaging them faithfully requires the (re)development of missionary thinking, instincts, and skill-sets. Few seminaries are as committed to equipping Christian leaders from this perspective as one of our…

Top 10 Articles for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a world-wide effort to… Celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Yet let’s also be aware progress has slowed in many places across the world, so urgent action is needed to accelerate gender…

The Lost Women of the Bible are coming to Pennsylvania!

Coming to Souderton, PA to be exact.  Update:  January 26, Pennsylvanians were still digging out from the weekend blizzard. So the first class was cancelled. This course officially begins Tuesday, February 2. The final class will still be Tuesday, March…

Introducing David Fitch, a Missio Alliance Leading Voice

After almost ten years of blogging over at www.missioalliance.org, I am excited to be joining the Writing Team at Missio Alliance and honored to be included among a diverse and compelling group of “Leading Voices” including writers like Carolyn Custis…

Introducing the Global Church Project

We are incredibly excited to announce a new partnership with The GlobalChurch Project, an initiative led by Graham Hill, the Founding Director of the Project and Vice Principal at Morling College in Sydney Australia. Graham is also the author of, …

Introducing Efrem Smith, a Missio Alliance Leading Voice

On A Mission for Kingdom Justice, Reconciliation, and Transformation I serve as the President and CEO of World Impact, a Christian missions organization committed to facilitating urban church planting movements through evangelism, discipleship, and the empowerment of the unreached urban…

Introducing Dennis Edwards, a Missio Alliance Leading Voice

Hi, I’m Dennis R. Edwards, presently the senior pastor of The Sanctuary Covenant Church in Minneapolis, MN. I’m a native New Yorker (and yes, have the requisite attitude that goes with that, but I’m a work in progress). I’ve been…

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