Tuesday, May 1, 2018

EXCELLENCE CAN HAPPEN ON THE FRONT LINES EVEN WHEN LARGER SYSTEMS ARE BROKEN



A couple weeks ago, while working in Oklahoma, my wallet disappeared - apparently stolen, but who knows?  This required some very unconventional procedures working through TSA until I could get my new drivers license.  Normally, I use my passport to fly, but the passport was tied up at the Chinese Embassy in a file requesting a Visa.  Perfect storm.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

IT TAKES YOUNG ADULTS!




Never in the history of Christianity has a significant revival or church turn-around occurred without young adults. (Unless one of you church historians can correct me!)  Jesus was 33 when he left this world.  And most of those who traveled in his company were between 15 and 35 years of age. Granted, people did not live as long in those days.  And with longevity comes certain gifts of maturity that may have been rarer then.  The mellowing of Protestant Christianity on so many issues in the last century is a convergence of more old-people-wisdom along with the revolutionary sensibilities of younger folks in the culture.

Monday, February 19, 2018

WHAT ARE YOU WORKING ON THESE DAYS?




Seldom a week goes by without someone asking me, "What's new with you?"  Or "What are you working on these days?"  The answer for Epicenter Group is four-fold.  There are four areas of adaptive challenge for the 21st century church where we are spending a lot of focus in 2018.