IKEA's newest chair is for video gamers. At least, that’s what they say in their promo video (below). 1) This matters to ministry because Ikea's new line is an example of how to achieve diversity: multi-functionality. Take a good look. Their “khaki” employees and people are replaced with black
Yesterday, I wrote this in Part Two: In its place is quite the opposite: the Church as an institution must devote itself to the individual. Then, the individual will build the structures necessary to bring about the kind of world that Jesus wanted. This is
Yesterday... I ended Part One with this line: But, whatever we call it, the time has now come (if it is not long overdue) for us to wonder if the Church should continue to offer that at all, given that it does not seem to
There was recently published an amazing piece by Anna North on Vox called, “The death of the job,” in which there is the following key quote for ministry leadership: Meanwhile, for many Americans, work isn’t just something they do — it’s part of who they are. The
Recently, a meditation app announced plans to merge with an on-demand mental health services company. It makes total sense. But, much like mental health, discipleship also has levels. Most churches often sit at the highest level of both benefit as well as requirement. This makes
Another seven-minute ministry consultation on why a pastor of the future is a student of culture and not a convene of an event nor a curator of a community. This consultation is for ministry leaders wondering what their role is in a rapidly changing society.
Until now, the religious contract that the Church had with people was that, through participation in the Church as an institution their own life and the world could be a better place. Devotion is what the Church demanded; transformation (via belonging, ritual, activism, etc.) is what