Missional R & D: Church as Adaptive Community

This year, Mission Alive hosted three of the classes at the Pepperdine Lectureships.  Last week we shared Keep Church Weird: Church as Alternative Community, taught by Collin Packer and Charles Kiser.

The second class Mission Alive hosted was Missional R & D: Church as Adaptive Community. What does research and development have to do with the church? What do churches and entrepreneurs have in common? In this class, these questions are discussed and how churches faithfully adapt to their changing contexts.


The class was taught by Dr. Phil Claycomb, the executive director of Nexus and Charles Kiser, the director of training at Mission Alive and a church planter in Dallas, TX.


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