Over the next few weeks we’ll invite you all to share stories, quotes, ideas and reflections. If you attended and have a thought to share—or if you were one of the many people who watched via live-stream—let us hear from you! Comment below or email us!
In the meantime, here is a roundup of blogs and articles inspired by the conference, please let us know of others:
Conference co-planner Rocky Supinger posted a series of questions leading up to the conference (here, here, here, and here) and then posted Remember That Time When Someone Interrupted Diana Butler Bass? during the conference.
Leslie Scanlon reported for the Presbyterian Outlook: Charlene Han Powell Kicks off Worship at NEXT Annual Gathering , Brian Ellison preaches at NEXT: Telling the Truth in Love, and Diana Butler Bass Speaks to NEXT Crowd: Moving the Church Out of Despair
Andy Acton: What’s NEXT for Christian Education?
T. Denise Anderson: Dear NEXT Church
Christian Bell: The Re-Emergence of the Mainline Church
Adam Walker Cleaveland shared his sketchnotes here
Jan Edmiston: What’s Next for the Church? (Shonda is helpful)
Marci Glass: Church’s One Foundation
Kathleen Henrion: Litany of Joy from NEXT Church National Gathering
Sarah-Dianne Jones: Beyond the buff Jesus: What is NEXT?
Jim Kitchens: Learning to See with God’s Eyes
Stephen McKinney-Whitaker: What’s NEXT?
Katy Stenta: #nextchurch Reflections
Lee Seese: The Next Church