The Gift of Not Knowing

By Timothy Askew; reprinted from Inc. with the kind permission of Timothy Askew. Voltaire once wrote, “Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” I hope Voltaire is right, because a lot of my experience of what little success I have had as an entrepreneur has come out of my supreme ignorance [Read More…]

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Post #Election: A Time to Listen

By David Spickard After hearing the news this Wednesday morning, I knew we had to change course.  The day could not be business as usual.  Wednesdays are normally staff meeting days at Jobs for Life (JfL).  Our meeting schedule included our normal routine – prayer, Scripture study, and business – but we had to add [Read More…]

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iphones, Vision, and the Church

Both authenticity and connection are essential elements of a vital faith community, and should be at the core of a church’s vision and mission [Read more…]

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Jesus Reads My Email

By Mike Coyner Recently I was involved in a conversation about how people use e-mail and other forms of social media in ways which are harmful and even hateful. I made the point that e-mail and media are “too easy” — so that perhaps people send or post things that they would never say if [Read More…]

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This is your antidote to decadence: how Christ calls us all to community

Those of us with spouse, children, mortgage, and day job may admire the enthusiasm of cheerful calls to community, but we nearly always run aground on the issues of actual daily life in community. [Read more…]

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Chasing problems is a key to social innovation

What fuels the minds of people pursuing innovations to make the world a better, more just, more livable place? Problems. [Read more…]

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