Digital Rip Van Winkles Part Two: Awake in 2030

Digital Rip Van Winkles Part Two: Awake in 2030

Part One of this article described the rapid digital transformation happening around us.  When in-person church is safe again, we will feel like Rip Van Winkle.  We will awake to the online world of 2030.  Let’s consider some steps you can start today in order to...
Digital Rip Van Winkles

Digital Rip Van Winkles

Part One: Waking Up in the Future Microsoft Corporation says COVID-19 has accelerated the technological transformation of our society.  A year of digital change now happens every month.  On average, each month, the number of people who shop online, meet by Zoom, join...
The Path to Hope Leads Through Endurance

The Path to Hope Leads Through Endurance

I read a story recently by a man who lived in Houston during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  He and his neighbors felt a deep, intrinsic reward the first few days of shoveling muck from their homes, hosing off belongings, and saving their...
The Real Rules of Military Leaders

The Real Rules of Military Leaders

A church leader in another community told me about his former pastor, who had taken an assessment of his leadership style. The results showed that this pastor was the rarest type in the assessment’s scale.  He was among five percent of leaders classified as...