Part of what a futurist does is try to find the invisible stories going on that we don't see immediately, but which can affect us. We're all operating with multiple stories simultaneously. I want to offer some vocabulary around these invisible stories, because the stories we’re part of have far-reaching implications for churches.
On an early, parched Texas summer morning, I drove a few hours south of my Dallas-Forth Worth home to an intentionally aged Texas Hill Country retreat center. I would be releasing mindSHIFT’s new research on workplace engagement and the office of the future to a group of clothing manufacturing executives, who ranged in age from mid-40s to early-60s.
Discover the impact Millennials' values, allegiances, and assumptions will have on your church.
In Core Clarity Part 1 (posted 9/23/10), we laid down the foundation for the importance of assessing talent mix within your team. Let me introduce you to a recent engagement.
Jim Collins, the author of the best-selling book Good to Great, states that the first two priorities of leadership are to make sure you have the right people on the bus and that they are in the right seats.
There is a wonderful scene in the movie Chariots of Fire. Eric Liddell, the 400 meter Olympic champion, is portrayed as struggling with the choice of racing or going to the mission field. At that moment he said two very important things: