Often, your most energetic and capable Christians find themselves dedicating their time and effort to maintaining the basic core programs of a church. However, there are capable leaders who have skills and dreams for serving God beyond a typical congregation. This episode will show you how to identify the pioneers in your church and empower them to join God’s mission in the contexts they are called to.
Luke Edwards is the Associate Director of church Development for the Western North Carolina Conference of the UMC and a trainer and mission strategist for FXUS. He was the founding pastor of King Street Church, a network of fresh expressions in Boone, NC. Participating in the local, regional, and national levels of the FX movement has given Luke a unique perspective into the future of the mainline church in a post Christian society. He’s the author of Becoming Church: A Trail Guide for Starting Fresh Expressions.