Todd Hiestand

Todd Hiestand

My wife and I parent four boys, six goats, two dogs, two chickens (update: the chickens have been eaten by coyotes) and we live very close to, but not actually in, Portland, OR. I help nonprofits navigate storytelling, fundraising and technology at 343 Consulting.

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Recent Writings

Fashion Show…at a church?

So, The Well is hosting a fashion/art show on Saturday night at 8pm in our space in Feasterville. You might be asking yourself “Why would a church have a fashion show?!” Well, the answer can be found in a few reasons: First, you might not realize this, but for many people fashion is art. Just […]

Missional In Suburbia – The Need for a Prophetic Voice

In recent years there has been a lot written on the “missional church.” Often I think the way we explain it is kind of vague and we speak of it in too general of terms. It’s really easy to talk about the ecclesiology of what it means to be missional, but not necessarily the practical […]

Missional & Incarnational in Suburbia? Is it possible?

I have done a good amout of reading about the missional church, incarnational church, etc. At The Well, we’re doing our best to embody these values. Sometimes we do well, other times we really stink it up. Most of the concrete examples I have seen in most of my reading and personal interaction with people […]