Politics, Polarization, and Entrepreneurship

By Timothy Askew; reprinted from Inc. with the kind permission of Timothy Askew. In his prophetic post World War I poem The Second Coming, W. B. Yeats writes: “The blood dimmed tide is loosed and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned, The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.” [Read More…]

Vocation and Community on #ValentinesDay

The Church, As it is The Body of Christ Small as a mustard seed and just as fair, The seeds of faith are planted in the night, Seeking their tiny space of warmth and light, Asking but room to grow and prosper there. Small as the seeds of faith, the hope of trust Once-wounded reaches [Read More…]

Resisting the Tyranny of Algorithms in the New Year

By Timothy Askew; reprinted from Inc. with the kind permission of Timothy Askew. Thirteenth century Sufi mystic and poet Jalaluddin Rumi once said, “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” Among Steve Jobs’s many entrepreneurial insights was a perspicacious observation that creativity emerges out of a synthesis [Read More…]

Still Risen, Still Easter

By Mike Coyner I saw someone posted on Facebook a church sign which said, “Come back this Sunday, He is still risen.” Aside from the obvious invitation to come to worship more than just on Easter Sunday, that sign reminds us that Easter is a season and not just one day. Liturgically the season of [Read More…]

Discover Your Destiny

By Bill Peel Do you ever have questions about your purpose? What you have to offer the world? Why you even exist in the first place? If so, you’re not alone. Most people are confused about their place and purpose in the world. They conclude that life just doesn’t make sense. But wait! Shouldn’t Christians [Read More…]

6 Characteristics of Organizations With Vision

In a previous post, I highlighted the importance of Leading from the Front with Vision. Focusing on why vision matters, Burt Nanus provides a list of characteristics of organizations with and without vision. Here is a summary of these characteristics: Organizations with Vision Organizations without Vision Opportunity-Driven Focused on Change Progressing toward Goals Oriented Strategically [Read More…]