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The Future of Faith FAQ

by Dr Jay Gary

For 2,000 years faith has been built on constants, can it now be built on change?

Christian Futures Network Version 1.8 — 26 April 2013

Keywords: future of faith, research, creativity, change, forecasting, spirituality, creativity, millennialism, theology, culture, leadership, strategic foresight, development, emergent leaders, science and theology

1. What is […]

What Would Paul Do?

Reflecting on Paul’s mission brings clarity to ours. An evangelical leader claims the first followers of Jesus witnessed the fulfillment of the Great Commission in their generation. […]

Is Evangelism Religious Abuse?

by Jay Gary, PhD, Jun 9, 2005

If the Washington Post has their Woodward and Berstein who uncovered Watergate, the Colorado Springs Gazette has Pam Zubeck. For the past two years she has been on the weekly beat of uncovering leadership failures at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Her coverage of the military’s initial reticence […]

Which Futures?

“Can we predict the future?” No. It is an open slate. “Can we know the future?” “Yes”– if that means knowing its contours. Christian faith needs to draw on both hindsight and foresight. […]

McKaughan Speaks on Vision & Conflict

by Jay Gary, Jun 28, 2006

World missions is in transition today, and must reconnect with both the aspirational vision of God, revealed in the Scripture, and to new cultures and generations. So claimed Paul McKaughan in an after-dinner speech to twenty mission leaders in Colorado Springs.

Hosted by Christian Futures and the Rocky Mountain […]

Sweet Keynotes Foresight 2005

by staff writer, Sep 26, 2005

Leonard Sweet set the tone at Foresight 2005.

Regent Hosted 3rd Annual Futures Conference

Drawing on the Starbucks experience of “living life more musically,” Dr. Leonard Sweet, author of Aqua Church and America’s premier Christian futurist, told 75 participants that “the world takes the church’s best lines,” only […]

Foresight 2004 Offered Insight

by Julia Lynn Mattera, Oct 8, 2004

Virginia Beach, VA (Regent SLS) – Foresight 2004 was a success as Regent University’s School of Leadership Studies held its second annual futures conference for Christian leaders September 23-25, 2004 at the Founders Inn & Conference Center. Forty-three attendees representing diverse professions came from across the U.S. and […]

Changes in Mission, Dec 8th, 2006

by EMS, Dec 9, 2006

a 7-hour Forum for Christian leaders Friday, Dec. 8, 2006 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

in 3 locations, Boulder, Denver and Colorado Springs. Sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Evangelical Missiological Society

Click Here to Register

Christian ministry faces a changing landscape in our time, including globalization, wealth gaps, failing social […]

Is Your Ministry Ready for the Future?

by Dr. Jay Gary, May 6, 2003

CHRISTIAN FUTURES Consultation Is Ministry Ready for the Future?” July 20-21, 2003 San Francisco Hyatt Regency at Embarcadero Center How can our ministries and faith communities develop leaders that have a fluency with a changing and complex future?

This day and a half consultation examined current theory and […]

Bringing Class to the Future

by Frank Spencer, Nov 18, 2006

My name is Frank Spencer, and I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and tell you a little about my experience as a mid-career professional in the Master of Strategic Foresight (MSF) program at Regent University.

I live in Savannah, Georgia, I’ll be 42 this coming January, […]