Thoughts and Questions on this “World Water Day”

The theme and potential doomsday catastrophe of the second Daniel Craig “James Bond” film, “Quantum of Solace,” had everything to do with water.  Particularly, it focused on the challenges, need, and resource (scarcity/potential scarcity) of water.  Its kind of scary to think about how the next great conflict or war could well be fought over

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Inviting and Invitation

Awhile back on this blog, I engaged in a series of posts and conversations about the ideas of being welcome and being sought. First, we considered implications of “All are Welcome.” Then, we considered “All are Sought.” I added some reflections on “Accompaniment,” and from there we broadened out the conversation for implications in congregations,

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday means that its time for me to share some links to things I have read, found interesting, and thought about over the past week.  This week’s topic categories are:  Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Neighbor Love; Vocation; Worship; and Miscellaneous.  I hope you enjoy these! Church and

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Review: “Data Crush” by Christopher Surdak

I recently had the opportunity to read Data Crush: How the Information Tidal Wave is Driving New Business Opportunities  by Christopher Surdak.  The book was published this year by the American Management Association and is 288 pages long. For a quick observation, while reading the book,I felt at times like I was reading a book in the

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This Week’s Links

It’s Tuesday.  That means, as always that it’s time to share some of what I have been reading and found interesting with you over the past week.  This week’s topic categories are:  Church and Ministry Thought & Practice, Cross-Sector Collaboration, Leadership Thought & Practice, Neighbor Love, Social Media & Blogging, Stewardship, Vocation, and Worship.  I

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