by Bob Roberts Jr.
I had so much fun last week speaking and participating at the SENTRALIZED CONFERENCE put on by Lance Ford and Brad Briscoe. As usual Alan Hirsch is brilliant and listening to Ori Brafman was a treat. I always learn something from Neil Cole. Brad and Lance we’re really good. Caesar Kalinowski really did excellent teaching on the Holy Spirit. Michael Frost brought such a great word on grace . . . I could go on and on. One of the things I like about this conference is the freshness of questioning everything – even themselves! That’s transparency and real thinking in my book. So as we began the session Saturday morning they talked about the whole “missional movement” and where it is heading, where it is running out of steam, why that is, if it is, and what needs to happen? The answers were simple, Brad talked about loving people, Caesar talked about being filled with the Holy Spirit, and Michael talked about living in grace. I’ve heard some mega-church pastors have the same conversation about the “mega-church movement”. Read more