FREE WEBINAR: Learning to Listen to Your Community


We all want to see our communities flourish. We all long for our neighborhoods to be restored to wholeness and health.  But where do we begin?

In this webinar, Wayne “Coach” Gordon will lead us to the first step in flourishing our communities: Learning to Listen.

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This webinar will help you:

  • Gather the stories: Hearing what is really going on in your community.
  • Activate the resources: Working with what you have.
  • Affirm dignity: Building up who is there.



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Dr. Wayne “Coach” Gordon (Presenter)
Affiliate Professor of Urban Ministry
Northern Seminary

In 1975 Wayne Gordon, a graduate of Northern Seminary, moved to North Lawndale located on Chicago’s Westside. Today, the church has over 1000 worshipping families and Wayne continues as pastor. In addition, the church has founded the Lawndale Christian Development Corporation to bring holistic revitalization, and the Lawndale Christian Health Center which provides holistic, affordable and quality health care services.  He has recently co-authored Do All Lives Matter?, with John Perkins.  “Coach” is also helping to launch the MA in Christian Community Development and the DMIN in Christian Community Development.


geoffbigDr. Geoff Holsclaw (Host)
Affiliate Professor of Theology
Northern Seminary

Geoff is a pastor-theologian who is a co-pastor at Life on the Vine Church in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, and teaches at Northern Seminary.  He is also the co-host of the Theology on Mission podcast.


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