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JR Woodward is a church planter, activist, consultant, missiologist, speaker and writer. Graduating with a master of arts in global leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary, Woodward went on to co-found Kairos Los Angeles, a network of neighborhood churches in the Los Angeles area.

He also cofounded and is now director of the Solis Foundation, a faith-based foundation that partners with churches in third-world countries to equip new entrepreneurs through small business, micro-loan programs and venture grants. Woodward previously published ViralHope with Ecclesia Press in 2010. Follow his blog at www.jrwoodward.net.


Black Swan EffectWhile for some churches, fully appreciating women in ministry has been in place for a while, there are a number of churches thoughtful working through the issue today. In fact, I just got an email from a friend whose mega-church is near the final stages of removing any restrictions on women in leadership at the church they serve. The leadership has unanimously came to this conclusion, they are...

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“the illiterate of the future will not be those that cannot read or write. Rather, they will be those that cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.”
J.R. Woodward, Creating a Missional Culture: Equipping the Church for the Sake of the World

“More than a strategy, vision or plan, the unseen culture of a church powerfully shapes her ability to grow, mature and live missionally.”
J.R. Woodward, Creating a Missional Culture: Equipping the Church for the Sake of the World

“Ultimately, each church will be evaluated by only one thing—its disciples. Your church is only as good as her disciples. It does not matter how good your praise, preaching, programs or property are; if your disciples are passive, needy, consumeristic, and not [moving in the direction of radical obedience,] your church is not good.”
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