Archives for April 2014

Anne Howard on the Mustard Seed Impact

“OK, you’ve started up, now how do you scale up?”“How do your plans go to scale?”I hear questions like this a lot. Scalability is a good question for anyone starting up something new—like The Beatitudes Society. The questions are really asking, “How do you expand your capacity to serve more people?”It’s a question about economics and impact and sustainability. And it’s a question about faith—faith like that mustard seed that Jesus talked about.In Luke’s story about the mustard se … [Read more...]

CANA Initiative #5- Common Good

CANA(Convening, Advocating, Networking, and Acting) has a group of five major initiatives to spearhead in the next year. These first five areas can be viewed as a bit of the origin story of CANA over the last nine months, but were clearly defined by participants at the CANA kick off meeting in November 2013 at the Washington Cathedral. The fifth initiative is:Common Good InitiativeGoals:Engage in serious dialog and action toward finding new ways for churches and christians to … [Read more...]