Some years ago, I spent a few days at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago, one of my denomination’s most vibrant congregations. The church’s campus, … [Read more...] about Learning to See with God’s Eyes
As part of our work with congregations who are engaging in the process of imagining their future, we invite them to first look back and connect with … [Read more...] about Worth Fighting Over
Jesus once said: "Every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a householder who brings out of his treasure what is new and … [Read more...] about Treasures New and Old
Some call it a battle. Others a wrestling match. Let’s go with something a bit less confrontational and call it a challenge that will impact whether … [Read more...] about Will you live out of your memories or your imaginations?
One of the most helpful insights I have gained in recent years for understanding the leadership culture of congregational life is the concept of … [Read more...] about The hardest issues we face
I recently heard an interview with George Lois, a leader in the advertising world in the 1950’s who helped revolutionize the industry. His innovations … [Read more...] about Creatively Outrageous Congregations