We are all comfortable with ordained clergy being appointed to a community with the local church as a “home base” of operations, of sorts. 1) What if we also considered that the laity might not be appointed as such, but they too are also assigned?
This past week, I read an eye-opening piece by Derek Thompson called, “The Great Resignation is Accelerating.” (The Atlantic) We all knew that people were quitting their jobs. But, he brought out something further: Their job is just one of a whole list of things that people
Shortcut: People want to make their life more meaningful by GOING somewhere and are open to taking suggestions (aka being SENT). What’s your recommendation for them? This past week, at what has become THE conference of the hospitality industry (the Skift Global Forum), Brian Chesky,
How should pastors prepare for the next decade of ordained ministry? Well, let’s take a moment to consider the trends that are leading towards some specific outcomes: The decline of mainline protestantism will only continue, at least for a while Most churches will become smaller,
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