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The Emergence of MICRO

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In this miniseries, Everyone Has an Origin Story, we will interview key leaders from microchurch networks to discover their origin stories and key points of learning. We’ll also explore where they are today, how they make disciples, repeated principles that may cross contexts, their most difficult moments, and where they’re headed next.

In this webinar, we will explore the backstory of the MICRO Network and hear from David Drury who has had his hands in several church plants.

ABOUT THIS SERIES

The missional conversation in the West has been snowballing for decades. Leslie Newbigin, who is considered by many to be the instigator of this conversation, posed the question in his book Foolishness to the Greeks, “What would be involved in a missionary encounter between the gospel and this whole way of perceiving, thinking, and living that we call ‘modern Western culture’?” We’ve been wrestling with that question for 40 years. Over the last two decades, pioneering efforts in the missional movement have been made with the mixed results expected of early experimentation. Now, mature forms of microchurch movements are emerging. COVID-19 has demonstrated the fragility of the predominant forms of Church, which has created a surging interest in simpler forms of the Church led by ordinary people.  

Of course, microchurch is not a new form of the Church, but the most ancient one. A compelling case can be made that the microchurch is the original design within the pages of the New Testament. In addition, it is also the primary expression of the Church in the most significant disciple making movements on the planet today, in places like India and China. Now is the time for us to return to the microchurch in the West for biblical, cultural, and missiological reasons. 

Join Leadership Network this year for a series of catalytic conversations with leading practitioners. And follow this move of the Spirit that is bringing about the return of the microchurch.

Featured Guests

David Drury
Leadership Coach, Consultant, Founder, and Church Planter
Shaunna Sturgeon
MICRO Trainer; Co-Founder, The Watershed Collective

Featured Guests

David Drury
David Drury is a leadership coach, consultant, organization founder, and church planter. He is the author of 12 books, including Marketplace Multipliers, God is for Real, Transforming Presence, Being Dad, and SoulShift. Find him online at DavidDrury.com or with his wife and three kids in Indiana. Subscribe to access his work and writings at DavidDrury.Substack.com.
Shaunna Sturgeon
Shaunna is the co-founder and pastor alongside her husband, David, of the Watershed Collective. With over fifteen years of experience as a youth and worship pastor, she has actively pursued finding creative ways to inspire others to become fully, devoted followers of Jesus Christ. Shaunna’s passion is to help others find their Kingdom calling and join the flow of God’s Kingdom in the world. She currently is a trainer at MICRO as well as serves the Dirt Roads Network to help revitalize and plant life-giving churches in small towns and communities.

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THIS EPISODE

In this miniseries, Everyone Has an Origin Story, we will interview key leaders from microchurch networks to discover their origin stories and key points of learning. We’ll also explore where they are today, how they make disciples, repeated principles that may cross contexts, their most difficult moments, and where they’re headed next. In this webinar, we will explore the backstory of the MICRO Network and hear from David Drury who has had his hands in several church plants.

ABOUT THIS SERIES

The missional conversation in the West has been snowballing for decades. Leslie Newbigin, who is considered by many to be the instigator of this conversation, posed the question in his book Foolishness to the Greeks, “What would be involved in a missionary encounter between the gospel and this whole way of perceiving, thinking, and living that we call ‘modern Western culture’?” We’ve been wrestling with that question for 40 years. Over the last two decades, pioneering efforts in the missional movement have been made with the mixed results expected of early experimentation. Now, mature forms of microchurch movements are emerging. COVID-19 has demonstrated the fragility of the predominant forms of Church, which has created a surging interest in simpler forms of the Church led by ordinary people.   Of course, microchurch is not a new form of the Church, but the most ancient one. A compelling case can be made that the microchurch is the original design within the pages of the New Testament. In addition, it is also the primary expression of the Church in the most significant disciple making movements on the planet today, in places like India and China. Now is the time for us to return to the microchurch in the West for biblical, cultural, and missiological reasons.  Join Leadership Network this year for a series of catalytic conversations with leading practitioners. And follow this move of the Spirit that is bringing about the return of the microchurch.

THIS EPISODE

In this miniseries, Everyone Has an Origin Story, we will interview key leaders from microchurch networks to discover their origin stories and key points of learning. We’ll also explore where they are today, how they make disciples, repeated principles that may cross contexts, their most difficult moments, and where they’re headed next. In this webinar, we will explore the backstory of the MICRO Network and hear from David Drury who has had his hands in several church plants.

ABOUT THIS SERIES

The missional conversation in the West has been snowballing for decades. Leslie Newbigin, who is considered by many to be the instigator of this conversation, posed the question in his book Foolishness to the Greeks, “What would be involved in a missionary encounter between the gospel and this whole way of perceiving, thinking, and living that we call ‘modern Western culture’?” We’ve been wrestling with that question for 40 years. Over the last two decades, pioneering efforts in the missional movement have been made with the mixed results expected of early experimentation. Now, mature forms of microchurch movements are emerging. COVID-19 has demonstrated the fragility of the predominant forms of Church, which has created a surging interest in simpler forms of the Church led by ordinary people.   Of course, microchurch is not a new form of the Church, but the most ancient one. A compelling case can be made that the microchurch is the original design within the pages of the New Testament. In addition, it is also the primary expression of the Church in the most significant disciple making movements on the planet today, in places like India and China. Now is the time for us to return to the microchurch in the West for biblical, cultural, and missiological reasons.  Join Leadership Network this year for a series of catalytic conversations with leading practitioners. And follow this move of the Spirit that is bringing about the return of the microchurch.

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  • Weekly LIVE shows with thought leaders, practitioners and authors
  • NEW Community Platform
  • Annual online summits and other special events
  • Participate in groups with other leaders

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$ 170
  • Everything included in Basic
  • Live Q&A with presenters
  • 2022 Empowered Digital Access Pass ($99 value)
  • Four more Digital Access Passes during the year ($396 value)
  • Additional discounts and resources

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  • Everything included in Multipliers PLUS
  • Full archive of Digital Access Passes ($1850+ value)
  • Workshops with presenters
  • Create your own groups
  • 1 Ticket to EX Orlando 2023 or 2 Tickets to a 2022 Regional