The Foundry Unleashes Church-Based Equipping

The Foundry Unleashes Church-Based Equipping

The Foundry was highlighted by Plant 616 in their Spring Update. Church-based learning isn’t overly academic and doesn’t require learners to leave their contexts. That’s the Foundry. See the entire post:...

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Go

Go

“So what does The Foundry do?” I get that question a fair amount these days. My first answer is: “Go.” It might sound simple, but the first step in everything we do is “go.” Go to meet and connect with pastors and church leaders. Go in order to listen.

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Generosity: One Church’s Gift

Generosity: One Church’s Gift

In late 2020, as three colleagues were working through questions of calling and vocation, one church offered something they could share: space. This unassuming church on the northeast side of Grand Rapids welcomed three weary travelers who were unsure of their next...

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Jesus and John Wayne

Jesus and John Wayne

I must admit that it took me too long to finally read the book most frequently recommended to me, Jesus and John Wayne by Dr. Kristen Kobes Du Mez (@kkdumez). Once I started reading, I could not put it down! One of the things I love most about teaching...

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What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading

As we've been discerning the call to begin this new venture we call The Foundry, we have found numerous books, articles, and other resources to be particularly valuable and insightful. These are just some of the books we've engaged that speak to the need for...

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2021-2022 Ministry Formation Schedule

A Biblical and Practical Theology of Sabbath  Sept. 7 - Oct. 15 This session explores biblical, theological, and practical dimensions of Sabbath rhythms of life, connecting our doctrine of God with our actual practice of rest and work. We're going to pay...

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Ministry Formation Learning Cohort

Goal The Foundry is committed to training ministry leaders in a way that is biblically and theologically rooted, practically oriented, and connected to the local church. Unique Ministry Formation The Foundry is committed to ministry formation that is church-centered...

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We’d love to see YOU there! Come enjoy some wood stove grilled pizza and celebrate the faithful work of our very own @bransonparler as we celebrate his book “Every Body’s Story” launching into the hands of readers! Leave a comment and let us know if we’ll see you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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A quick, easy way to support The Foundry is to make us your preferred non-profit on Amazon Smile! Easy as 1-2-3! •go to smile.Amazon.com •Type in The Foundry Training Group in the search bar for charitable organizations •Select “The Foundry Training Group” in Grand Rapids!That’s it! Then anytime you need to make an Amazon purchase login through smile.Amazon.com and a percentage of your purchase (at no cost to you!) goes to support the work we do at The Foundry! ... See MoreSee Less
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Such a good weekend with Westend CRC for a Church Leader Training! 🔥Reach out with any questions if you’d like to connect about hosting a Church Leader Training in your context! ... See MoreSee Less
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