John Chandler

John Chandler

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

Friday, 17 July 2015 06:49


Making our lives, and our churches, simpler.

Thursday, 18 June 2015 10:12

When fast makes us fat, dumb and tired

Trading the gift of Sabbath for “24/7.”

Friday, 22 May 2015 06:05

The happiness U-curve

Believe it or not, life after 50 is much, much better.

Friday, 24 April 2015 06:53

The sunny side of our gray forecast

The number of Americans 65 and older could more than double by 2050. That may not be a bad thing.

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.

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