What Will Covid-19 Change?

  I’m being asked one question more than any other right now: What will be different after this is over?  The easiest answer is to try and guess some changes in behavior and activity. We will do more remote work. We will have more virtual meetings. We will start using more digital based products and […]

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Easter in the time of Covid19

It doesn’t seem appropriate or even natural to celebrate a holiday in a moment like the one we are living in right now. Easter eggs and bunny rabbits, family potlucks, Spring dresses and colorful bonnets do not quite fit the mood this year as our existential futures seem to hang in the balance.  However, I […]

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Faith Online

Word travels faster in our world than it ever has before, thanks to technology. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is leveraging digital means to stay connected. Nightly news hosts film specials from their living rooms, social media influencers encourage social distancing, and the Church utilizes online platforms to conduct services. If you’re a parent […]

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Empowering laity

Connecting a group of people to its purpose starts with leaders. We’re tempted to talk more about the sacred. However, if God is redeeming all things, we must reframe how we invite others to a fresh Theology of Work. This forces some of us into a tense moment of dichotomy. If we, the Church, are […]

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The best time to invest

From the day a child is born until they turn 18, there are about 940 weeks. When they’re little, the days seem long, but as they grow time seems to speed up. Our influence lessens and grows with the passing of each week. We recently did a major study with Barna on the major factors […]

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Do family managed ministries work?

Sometimes we have the BEST conversations via email. We send weekly Drucker insight emails to our entire staff. It doesn’t happen every time, but sometimes a brave soul’s reply-all response triggers a fantastic thought-generator or conversation starter, like this one that happened over the holidays. [Staff email sent on Dec 29, 2019, at 8:49 AM] […]

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