John Chandler

John Chandler

John Chandler is leader of the Spence Network, Follow the Spence Network on Facebook and Twitter.

Friday, 27 March 2015 06:53

The powers of two

We’ve looked for too long in the direction of the lone genius. We should watch the sparks that fly in creative pairs.

Friday, 27 February 2015 06:30

All politics is local? Forget it.

All politics is global. And so is all of congregational life.

Friday, 30 January 2015 06:45

The city in 2050

How can congregations adjust to the reality that, sooner than later, three quarters of the globe will be urban rather than rural?

Sex has become less about procreation, more about commerce and technology.

Friday, 05 December 2014 07:26

For what we are about to smoke …

The coming legalization of marijuana is both inevitable and absolutely catastrophic.

Monday, 17 November 2014 15:40

Humblebragging — a double technical foul

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

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.

Monday, 20 October 2014 15:25

What our languages are telling us

What is the language reach of your congregation?

Monday, 22 September 2014 11:03

The new apostasy: Staying put

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

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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