Ten Years of Entrapment In An Emergent Experiment

I’ve seen a lot of dynamics in the Church in the 29 years that I have been doing my best to follow Christ:  the tail end of the Charismatic Renewal, the explosion of the Vineyard Movement, seeker sensitivity, laughing revivals, purpose driven, G12, free market small groups, Alpha, etc. etc. etc. This week, a conversation … More Ten Years of Entrapment In An Emergent Experiment

G0d C0u1d Car3 L355 Ab0ut 0ur Pr3c10u5 Numb3r5

We live in the land of opportunity and in our capitalist, free market society, we rely on competition, ingenuity, and resolve to get us to the top.  Unfortunately, this has become the drive of many of our congregations, ministries, conferences, and books.  We’ll give you the keys to fill your pews, increase your income, and … More G0d C0u1d Car3 L355 Ab0ut 0ur Pr3c10u5 Numb3r5

Life Lessons From An Innovator Part 2: Time for a Revolution

I’ll admit it.  I used to be one of those people.  PC all the way.  Windows, Office, Ctrl+Alt+Del.  I was determined never to have anything to do with…Apple.  Granted, I grew up with the Apple IIe and the Macintosh but later was firmly planted on Microsoft’s side.  I grew smug when Bill Gates bailed out … More Life Lessons From An Innovator Part 2: Time for a Revolution

Life Lessons From An Innovator Part 1

Can’t believe it’s already been a year since the death of one of history’s greatest innovators and entrepreneurs.  Steve Jobs helped define a generation of technology junkies and how they lived their daily lives.  As the founder of Pixar and Apple (serving as CEO twice) he challenged not only computer companies and public opinion, but … More Life Lessons From An Innovator Part 1