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David Fitch

The Three Waves Metaphor: How Culture Shapes the Way We Work for Justice

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David Fitch

The Different Kind of Leaders Needed for the Future of the Church

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David Fitch

Challenging Trumpism: Lessons from Beth Moore on Leadership

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David Fitch

Advent for “the Rest of Us”: Avoiding Exclusion, Welcoming Wonder

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David Fitch

A Nation Waits: The Great Rebuke for the Church to Ponder

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David Fitch

The Value of a Bonhoeffer Biography At a Time Like This

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David Fitch

The Potential of Faithful Presence During a Pandemic

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David Fitch

How to Be a Reconciling Presence in a Vitriolic World (Part 2)

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David Fitch

How to Be a Reconciling Presence in a Vitriolic World (Part 1)

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David Fitch

3 Ways We Must Reimagine Our Ecclesiology in a Post-Willow Creek World

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David Fitch

Reading the Bible Together When We Don’t Agree

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David Fitch

Shall We Go Be Among The Oppressed? James Cone’s, “The Cross and the Lynching Tree” (Part 2)

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David Fitch

Shall We Go Be Among The Oppressed? Reflections on James Cone’s, “The Cross and the Lynching Tree” (Part 1)

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David Fitch

Try This Strategy: Start With Twelve

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David Fitch

How #TakeAKnee Teaches Us To Be Christian in the New Normal of American Politics

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David Fitch

How (Not) to Use the Word ‘Orthodox’: Thinking Through Faithfulness for Mission

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David Fitch

The Gospel of Rod Dreher: Why The Benedict Option Needs St. Patrick

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David Fitch

Self Talk: How to Not Pray to Yourself

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David Fitch

What Gorsuch’s Nomination Means for our Witness

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David Fitch

Bonhoeffer’s Black Jesus: A Reflection on This Last Day of Black History Month

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David Fitch

On Saying “Jesus is Lord” in the Age of Trump

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David Fitch

Dialogue with TGC’s Trevin Wax: Gratitude and Differences

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David Fitch

Finding Things to Love About Reformed People: An Anabaptist Dialogues with a Reformed

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David Fitch

The Problem With Us Evangelicals Is We’re Just Too Liberal

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David Fitch

Three Principles for Navigating Gender, Patriarchy, Binaries and Other Complex Issues in the Church (Gender and the Gospel Part 2)

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David Fitch

Navigating Transgender Bathrooms for the Kingdom (Gender and the Gospel, Part 1)

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David Fitch

How Frank Peretti Helps Us Work Against Racism

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David Fitch

What A Church Plant Teaches Us About Women in Ministry

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David Fitch

Donald Trump as King David?: On Discerning God’s Work in the World

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David Fitch

Tim Otto On The Idol of the Romanticized Sexualized American Nuclear Family

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David Fitch

Let Him Reign: How to Preach After Easter

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David Fitch

Donald Trump: What’s A Christian to Do?

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David Fitch

On the Notion of Joining God in the Neighbourhood. Alan Roxburgh’s new book!

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David Fitch

Contextual Theology: On Doing More than Reflecting on Movies with Bible Verses

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David Fitch

The Professor Hawkins Controversy: On Why Wheaton College Has No Business Telling Muslims What They Believe

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David Fitch

Is Church Planting Hard Work? Hmmmmmmmm

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David Fitch

Neither Do I Condemn Thee: Making Space For Alternative Sexualities in Our Midst

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David Fitch

The Pastor-Theologian in a Different Light

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David Fitch

(Believe it or not!) Preaching Is Central to Communities On Mission

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David Fitch

Ed Stetzer and Me … and the Evangelical Leadership Disease. The Ashley Madison Case

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David Fitch

The Church is Like a Tree: Lessons on Church from Dan White jr

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David Fitch

To Pastors Everywhere: Let’s Discern the Antagonisms

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David Fitch

Pneumatocracy: How Church Leadership Works After Hierarchy and/or Democracy – Theology on Mission Podcast

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David Fitch

Preaching and the Shaping of a Church Into Mission: Theology On Mission Podcast

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David Fitch

Not a Hierarchy, Not a Democracy, But a Pneumatocracy: The Church’s True Politics

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David Fitch

How to Engage Culture or is it cultures (plural)? Theology On Mission Podcast #10

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David Fitch

Is There Ever a Time to Say Nothing and Be Present?: On Not Submitting to the Antagonism

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David Fitch

The Word Became a Book? Theology And Mission Podcast #9

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David Fitch

To Change The World by James Davison Hunter: Five Years Later

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David Fitch

Justice is too Relational to Be a Program at your Local Church! THEOLOGY AND MISSION Podcast

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David Fitch

Missional Church is Nothing But …

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David Fitch

Bi-Vocational Pastoring and the Christendom Imagination: John Starke and Me

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David Fitch

On Being On The Wrong Side of History

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David Fitch

What For? The Idea of an Advanced Theological Education

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David Fitch

Talking More on the Art of Bi-Vocational: Theology On Mission PODCAST

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David Fitch

The Art of Bi-Vocational: 3 Things

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David Fitch

Tony Campolo and the State of Evangelical/LGBTQ Relations

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David Fitch

On Going From “In Here” to “Out There” Without Splitting the Church

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David Fitch

Being With The Poor: Not a Program: A Riff on Matt 25/Luke 16

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David Fitch

On Fundamentally Changing the Expectations of Church-Planting (Reprise)