Changing the Conversation this Election Season

Changing the Conversation this Election Season

Have you and your congregation heard?  There is an election coming in just a few short weeks.  If your congregation is like most I’ve seen, not only are members aware that an election is coming; they have some opinions regarding the outcome.  What strategies and...
The Promise and Peril of Conflict

The Promise and Peril of Conflict

A compelling example of leaders turning conflict into opportunity for structural and cultural change is found in the first seven verses of Acts 6. The idyllic description of the first Christian community (Acts 2:42-47 and Acts 4:32-37) is soon marred by incidents of...
Adaptive Change During a Crisis – Kairos Time!

Adaptive Change During a Crisis – Kairos Time!

Like many at the start of this pandemic lockdown I went all Marie Kondo on my home. In the process I came across handwritten notes from a talk Ron Heifetz (Godfather of Adaptive Change) gave several years ago.  An audience member posed a question...