No shows -- Lovett Weems, Jr., in The Christian... →
Here’s the article that accompanies the striking graphic that I just posted which dramatically pictures what is happening to attendance in mainline churches.
TED’s Chris Anderson says the rise of web video is driving a worldwide phenomenon he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation — a self-fueling cycle of learning that could be as significant as the invention of print. But to tap into its power, organizations will need to embrace radical openness.
10 things I want to say to every nonprofit leader... →
This is some good wisdom for leaders of nonprofits. I would have my own list (and you would, too), but a number of the key points are already here.
The Revolutionaries Don’t Realize They Won -- Rick... →
Many have said that the “emergent church” movement is dead, but Rick Carter has a different view. This is part 1.
Advice for Theological Students and Young Pastors... →
This is what one fairly young, senior pastor has learned over the years (I think he is going to do several parts). Good stuff!
The Kingdom expands and moves forward by disciples - “Discipleship is not...– Bob Roberts, Jr.
Free Church Hospitality Audit and Assessment --... →
Chris Walker [evangelismcoach.org] offers this terrific and VERY practical audit of your church’s hospitality readiness.
“In the light of the scandals surrounding the Catholic church, and the...– Jonny Baker asks a provocative question. [http://jonnybaker.blogs.com/jonnybaker/2010/07/other.html
Medium-Sized Thoughts on Teeny Tiny Things -... →
There are more and more articles and blogs these days pointing to the virtues and possibilities of small churches. Here’s a good one from MaryAnn McKibben Dana.
The Missional Challenge: For the Kingdom and the... →
A “simple understanding of missional living.”
In mosque controversies, some Christians undermine... →
Michael Gerson is one of my favorite voices when it comes to taking faith into the public square. He is a veteran Washington insider, and a man of solid faith. This piece is typical of his careful thinking on an important (and controversial) subject.