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Subverting the Status Quo

I’ve been reading Walter Brueggemann’s Deep Memory, Exuberant Hope. I love the way he looks at the “thickness of the text.” He argues that the preachers and teachers of the gospel are to “invite, empower and equip the community to...

The Crazy Ones

Years ago, Apple put together this video. I like it, it challenges me to change the world. Years ago, Dr Bright invited many of us to “come help change the world.” He was crazy enough to believe it. I think we should be to. Crazy enough to believe God...

Kindle the Missional Imagination

“The imagination is how things get done. You have to cultivate creativity.”-Russell Simmons How do we lead faculty and students to engage mission as a way of life? As movement leaders, we’re always in the process of directing our movement’s...

Leadership Paradigm Shifts

Leadership in the typically “organic” processes common to social and spiritual movements reflect some of the lessons being learned in today’s “virally networked” organizations. Michael Hyatt offers several lessons he’s learned from...