Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Great Book for New Fathers

August 31, 2009

Becoming a Dad $5!

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Mission in New England

August 29, 2009

As a former resident of New England, the place holds a special place in my heart. I went to seminary there, had my first child there, led several ministries there, and even tried to plant a church in Boston (Allston-Brighton) but God wouldn’t let me. Though church planting is on the rise, there is still much work to be done in New England. It’s percentage of unchurched is rivaled only by the Pacific coast. We need more gospel-centered, missional planters

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(5) Days of Summer with Robie

August 29, 2009

Thanks to my in-laws, I’ve had a great five days with my wife. Robie’s mom took our kids to Dallas on Tuesday; they return on Sunday. So, the evenings have been filled with fun-loving times with Robie. She really is a delightful person and a remarkable wife. It’s like the (500) Days of Summer has been playing in the background. Here’s some of the soundtrack from our week: (500) Days of Summer at Alamo Draft House. The Draft House is

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Decentralized Missional Church Growth

August 28, 2009

Missional ecclesiology has led the the expression of new church forms and structures. This innovation is exciting, challenging, and constantly changing. How can we be the church on mission to reach our context? The answers must be mined theologically, worked out practically, and applied contextually. Austin City Life is committed to a form of decentralized missional church growth, fostering mission through small gospel-centered communities that renew the city in geographical pockets all over Austin. As we continue to grow, we

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