Month: August 2014

The Church and Millennials- Part 2

Today I am picking up the conversation about what the church might be able to learn from millennials. In continuing the conversation started a couple days ago, here are five other observations that stand out about the implications and opportunities millennials may present to the church. Millennials value authenticity, and because of this they value authentic

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on my blog means that I get to share some of what I have found interesting and thought provoking with all of you. To this end, this week’s topic categories are: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials; Neighbor Love; Social Media & Blogging; Stewardship; Vocation and Miscellaneous.

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The Church and Millennials- Part 1

This past weekend I had the chance to participate in an open-space conversation on the purpose and practices of lay theological education. As part of this discussion, there emerged a recognition and need to talk openly with and about millennials. How can the church engage them? How can the church meet them where they are

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Twelve Questions on my Mind Today

Every once and awhile a big question pops into my head. Sometimes I think about those questions and am completely focused on them. Sometimes I ignore the questions because I am just too busy. Other times I write the questions down and allow myself time to reflect and wrestle with them. I seem to have

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on my blog means that I get to share some of what I have found thought provoking and interesting with all of you. This week’s edition is full of good stuff from ministry job openings to travel journals, to thoughts about millennials and stewardship. The topic categories for this week are: Church and Ministry

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday usually means that I get to share some of what I have found interesting and thought-provoking over the past week with all of you. Because I didn’t quite complete these yesterday, this week’s edition comes on Wednesday. Hopefully the extra wait was worth it. In terms of what is covered this week, topic categories

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on my blog means that I get to share some of what I have found interesting and thought provoking with all of you. Because of travels and vacation, you might have noticed that there weren’t any links last week. To make up for that, this week’s edition seems to be fuller than usual. This

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