Missional

My 2015-2016 Ministry Leadership syllabi at Bethel Seminary

Here are some of my syllabi from the 2015-2016 school year at Bethel Seminary. Introduction to Transformational Leadership (hybrid of online with synchronous sessions and intensive) Download 00 Syllabus ML523 Rowell 2015-09-30 Organizational Leadership and Church Governance (traditional) Download 00... Read more →


My Fall 2013 Required Textbooks at Bethel Seminary for Discipleship, Evangelism, and Leadership courses

Here are the textbooks I am requiring for my three Ministry Leadership (ML) courses this fall at Bethel Seminary (St. Paul, MN). I am teaching each of these courses this three times this year and I am teaching each in... Read more →


The research behind my post at Out of Ur: Missional vs. Attractional: Debating the Research

See the post I coauthored with the editors of Leadership Journal at the Out of Ur blog: Missional vs. Attractional: Debating the Research What do the numbers say? It depends who you ask. by Url Scaramanga & Andy Rowell Summary:... Read more →


A wider target: Deconstructing and redeploying the Seeker Sensitive Service planning of The Purpose Driven Church

In 1995, Rick Warren published The Purpose Driven Church. It was perhaps the most influential book in church circles in the decade. It was the definitive "how-to" manual of how grow a megachurch. In it, he presented Donald McGavran's "Church... Read more →


The missional ecclesiology of Rowan Williams

I have posted below for download the paper I finished recently on the missional ecclesiology of Rowan Williams, the current Archbishop of Canterbury, the head of the Anglican Communion. The question I was asking was, "What would Rowan Williams be... Read more →