Glimpses: What Does a New Place Look Like?
United Methodist Communications has an online clearinghouse of New Places being developed throughout the United Methodist Church.
RISE is a UMC faith-community in Virginia which is trying some new strategies for outreach and mission.
Doug Paul has an assembly of blog entries which proposes a new way of training "church planters."
The Episcopal Story Project has this moving video from Rev. LeeAnne Watkins about new ways of forming disciples in her church.
NT/History Blog has this short post on the interesting possibility of "flipping" church.
Resources: Online Outreach & Web-Based Tools
Sites Unseen is "an exhaustive roundup of Christian sites [with an] emphasis on 'alternative' Christian resources."
Hacking Christianity offers this excellent place to begin if you're looking to enlist Facebook in your outreach.
Method X is an effort of Upper room Ministries which offers online explorers/seekers to experiment with some age-old paths toward spirituality.
New Media Tools is a useful assemblage of short desriptions about almost every form of tool being used for online outreach, from the most basic to the most complex; this is a great place to start if you want to find new ways to reach new people using the Internet.
Internet Evangelism Day is a focused effort, but they do have some very useful "how to" sections with strategies on using the Internet to spread the Good News.
The Work of the People website has the subtitle: "visual media for mission and worship;" a good source for thought-provoking videos.