Thomas Friedman believes this is a great time to innovate. There’s even room for the faith community to play a part, but only if it starts moving at the speed of innovation.
Valentine’s Day ought to remind us of why the gospel is Wow. Valentine’s Day is Wow Day. If you’re wondering why, read on.
The Super Bowl is this Sunday. My wife Kathy and I will be travelling so we’ll miss much of the game. No loss, however. I think viewers will likely miss more.
We are all primed. Primers help paint adhere better to a surface. We are primed by various cultures that few recognize. The result is we adhere to all sorts of bad ideas.
It’s difficult to predict the trajectory of a pitched baseball. Nearly impossible if the ball is lopsided. Richard Rohr says Western Christianity is lopsided. What’s the trajectory?
Simon Sinek is widely recognized for his TED talk, “Start With Why.” He also wrote “Leaders Eat Last.” It’s good, but not clear on why leaders eat last. Scripture is.
According to Pew Research Center, 91 percent of the members of the new session of Congress, the 115th, identified as Christian. This reminds us politics is way downstream.
Great leaders and organizations start with why. Great stories don’t, however.
It’s that time of year. We make New Year’s resolutions. Churches might make a few as well, looking fifteen years out, where the headlights get dim.
Neighbor—then neighborhood. This was one of the tenets of the Clapham Sect. It ought to be for generous givers as well. It makes generous giving a whole lot simpler.
“I can’t wait to have sex with him!” That’s what a soon-to-be-bride blurted out to me a few years ago. Good for her. She’s the ideal bride Jesus is looking for.
John Lennon said he wrote songs like “All You Need is Love” because he was a revolutionary, a radical. “My art is dedicated to change.” Changing how we view generosity works the same way. We have to become radical.
Almost December. Time to receive all sorts of Year-End fundraising letters. In most cases, however, Carole King is right. It’s too late baby.
The pilgrims understood life is a long journey. It’s true for my wife Kathy and I. We’ve been married thirty-five years. Our journey has yielded a long-loved love.