John Chandler

John Chandler

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

Friday, 09 October 2015 06:55

The rules are for everyone else

While headlines frequently emerge of preachers behaving badly, it’s not just a preacher problem.

Friday, 11 September 2015 06:03

No one knows how to argue anymore

In a 140-character society, no one has time for a deep level of understanding.

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 12:26

The rise of shadow work

Feeling swamped? It may be because you’re doing tasks you used to pay others to do.

Friday, 14 August 2015 06:05

Vacation currency

Would you work for a company that offered you unlimited vacation?

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.

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