My thought for the week this time is not a reflection but rather an invitation. As you will see from the attached, Alan Hirsch will be speaking at Tyndale next Monday afternoon and evening (Nov 21st). He is the author (among other things) of The Forgotten Ways: Reactivating the Missional Church, which was for some years the basic textbook in the first-year Leading Missional Congregations course.
You will get a sense from the Wikipedia entry here of why he is an important person in the present international missional church scene. Among other things he is the founder of the Forge Mission Training Network, which is now taking root in Canada, headed up by my friend Cam Roxburgh, a Baptist church planter from Vancouver.
If you would like to come for the day, I will be driving from the college around noon, and coming back after the evening session. The cost is $15 for students. If this is prohibitive, let me know as there may be help stuffed away in an old sock somewhere. The publicity says nothing about supper, so I guess people have to find their own meal. (I would be perfectly content with a Timmy’s.)
Please let me know ASAP, since I only have room for three (or four if they’re skinny) in my car. I suggest you then register individually via the Forge website.