Digital Church Planting Training – 2021 Edition

Webinar Recording


Did you miss our fall 2021 webinars for Digital Church Planting Training? You can still purchase the recordings without the books. Watch the presentations and Q&A at your own pace for just $10.

Grounded in the book, Fresh Expressions in a Digital Age, the sessions explore the growing movement toward starting online faith communities to reach people who would not otherwise connect with our churches. This is a great foundation for the upcoming Digital Fresh Expressions webinars in early 2022.

Topics Covered:
  • How Everyday Christians Can Cultivate New Online Christian Communities
  • The Discipleship Journey
  • Church Planting for All
  • Organized Love

When you make a purchase, you’ll receive an email with the links to recordings of all four sessions.

Kenneth H. Carter, Jr., is serving in his tenth year as resident bishop of The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church.Bishop Carter served as the president of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church from 2018-2020. He was also one of three moderators of The Commission on a Way Forward from 2016-2018. In addition to his responsibilities with The Florida Conference, he serves as the bishop the Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church and as bishop-in-residence and a consulting faculty member at Duke University Divinity School.

Bishop Carter is author of eighteen books, most recently a memoir, “God Will Make a Way” (Abingdon, 2021). His great hope for the church is that she will rediscover an orthodox Christian faith which offers the radically inclusive grace of God to all people, and at the same time calls every follower of Jesus to inner holiness, missional compassion, justice rooted in the gospel, and hopeful witness.

Michael Beck is a pastor, professor, and author. He came to faith as a street kid, redeemed by Jesus from a life of incarceration and addiction. Michael and wife Jill are co-pastors of Wildwood and St Mark’s UMCs, as well as a network of thirteen fresh expressions gathering in tattoo parlors, dog parks, burrito joints, and digital spaces. Michael also serves as the Cultivator of Fresh Expressions Florida, Director of the Fresh Expressions House of Studies at United Seminary, and Director of ReMissioning for Fresh Expressions US. He is the author of six books on Fresh Expressions. Michael helps church leaders across the globe follow Jesus in new and exciting ways.

Jonas Kurlberg is a tutor in Theology at Spurgeon’s College where he also manages the MA in Digital Theology. Over the last few years, he has been researching the implication of digital technology for Christian faith and practice at the Centre for Digital Theology at Durham University. He also convenes the Global Network for Digital Theology.

Rev. Dr. Peter M. Phillips recently moved to Spurgeon’s College from Durham University where he was a Research Fellow and Director at the Centre for Digital Theology in the Department of Theology and Religion. Pete and his colleague Jonas Kurlberg have brought the Centre to Spurgeon’s College and both now teach Spurgeon’s MA in Digital Theology. Pete also works as Head of Digital Theology at Premier Christian Media.