Forge Pioneering Leadership Intensive

Forge Missional Training Network, Queensland, is hosting Lloyd Martin, Darryn Altclass and Alan Hirsch for four days of training intensives. There’s still plenty of room for extra participants.

Friday 27 October

Darryn Altclass on How to start a Church Plant, how to lead one
Lloyd Martin on Challenges of mission in post-modern contexts

Saturday 28 October
Darryn Altclass on Strategic missional leadership
Lloyd Martin on models for working with young people in community context, and connecting with people in crisis

Monday 30 October
Lloyd Martin on building community, self care out on the edge
Duncan Macleod on servant mission leadership
Alan Hirsch – The forgotten ways – Missional DNA 1

Tuesday 31 October
Alan Hirsch – The forgotten ways – Missional DNA 2 & 3
David Chatelier – Personal stories of mission/evangelism
Steve Turner – Open Forum

Speaker Profiles

Lloyd Martin with coffee cupLloyd & Anthea Martin live in Porirua, a vibrant, poor, multicultural, migrant suburb of Wellington (NZ), where they work in the community, experiment with new ways of doing church, and bring up their kids plus various animals.

Lloyd coordinates Praxis, a network of Christian practitioners in youth and community work, which exists to help others get started in walking with Jesus in their communities. He teaches and writes about working alongside fragile young people and communities. Although he is not as fast around the soccer field as he used to be, Lloyd is blessed with the ability to put goals away with either foot.

Lloyd is the author of One Faith: Two Peoples, an insightful exploration of the development of indigenous approaches to faith among Evangelical Maori Christians in Aotearoa New Zealand. More recently Lloyd published The Invisible Table, a youthwork textbook used in New Zealand.

Darryn Altclass is based in Hobart, Tasmania. Darryn is involved with Forge nationally and is also involved with third place communities in Hobart. Third Place Communities is a collective of missionaries & mission-communities who share & incarnate Jesus in local third places through participating in the social rhythms & practicing the presence of Christ.

Alan Hirsch speaking in Melbourne Alan Hirsch is the national director of Forge Mission Training Network, a specialist missional leadership development system focused on the emerging missional church. Alan was also the Director of Missional Development for the Churches of Christ in Vic./Tas. and team leader of Restoration Community Network, a movement of churches reaching fringe sub-cultures in inner-city Melbourne. He was a founding member of the International Missional Team, a mission strategy think-tank among Churches of Christ in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

Alan has co-authored with Michael Frost a book called The Shaping of Things to Come, on missional church in the incarnational mode.

To register for the Pioneering Leadership Intensive, phone Kelly Edginton 0422 407 859.

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