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Rex Miller

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What Businesses Can Teach the Church About Staying Culturally Relevant

By: Rex Miller
October 27, 2016

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.

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Culture | Millennials

A Better Way to Understand Generational Differences

By: Rex Miller
September 02, 2015

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.

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Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Discover the impact Millennials' values, allegiances, and assumptions will have on your church.

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Culture | Events | Leadership | Church Construction

Core Clarity Part 2 - A Case Study

By: Rex Miller
September 24, 2010

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.

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Core Clarity Part 1 - What is Core Clarity?

By: Rex Miller
September 23, 2010

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.

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Living Your Strengths

By: Rex Miller
January 25, 2010

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:

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