Monday, 17 November 2014 15:40

Humblebragging — a double technical foul

The culture wants to be awesome and self-effacing at the same time.

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Monday, 03 November 2014 11:45

What our languages are telling us, part 2

Economics and culture impact the languages in which the world communicates.

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Monday, 22 September 2014 11:03

The new apostasy: Staying put

To be apostate in North America today means to remain unmoving and static.

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Monday, 08 September 2014 16:12

The end of church membership?

Rather than something to be lamented, it may be cause for hope.

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In a word, it’s skinnier.

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Those characteristics are essential to engaging “disruptive innovation.”

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Our problems don’t start with politicians. They start with our self-absorption. Language creates culture, and when we are railing at the problems of our nation, we should look in the mirror. Our very words betray a narcissism that revolves the world around ourselves.
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Tuesday, 22 November 2011 19:00

TRENDING: Evangelism from macro to micro

Refreshing is a recent trend of using the biblical language of evangelism with a “person of peace.” When Jesus sent out disciples, some found traction in one home and none in the next. Jesus’ counsel? Shake the dust off of your feet where there is no hearing, and remain in the house where there is.

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Robert Greenleaf coined the phrase “servant leadership” in 1970.  This idea became a counterpoint to power-based, hierarchical models of how we lead. Many others (Peter Drucker, Max DePree, Peter Senge, Ken Blanchard, etc.) later added harmonies to the melody, signaling notes about leaders.
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The churches of New Zealand (not to mention the Mid-Atlantic) are no longer the stack-pole around which the city gathers. But that is not necessarily cause for weeping. It may give us an angle from which we can address a healing, saving word to our community.
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