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Handbook for Hustling

08.05.2012


Chris Guillebeau’s new book The $100 Startup is available today, and I’m excited to recommend it to you.

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My ChurchNext Interview

07.05.2012


ChurchNext is one of the best video interview shows online today, so it was a huge thrill and honor for me to be interviewed by host Chris Yaw recently.

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Turn To Wonder

21.03.2012


I had the privilege of participating in a VocationCARE training in Asheville last week, hosted by the Fund for Theological Education and featuring The World Cafe co-founders Juanita Brown and David Isaacs.

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We Have Three Years to Figure This Out

07.03.2012


The three-year timeframe is related to the major generational shifts that are happening in the Church and the radical impacts they will have on faith communities for the future.

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Kickstarting the Emergent Conversation

23.02.2012


There’s a very promising new documentary film project that’s just getting off the ground, which promises to shine a spotlight on some of the more diverse voices in the Emergent conversation.

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My Pick for Best Book of 2011

08.01.2012


I did read some really good books in 2011 (not all published in 2011), and here’s a rundown of the ones I would definitely recommend (in no particular order).

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Announcing HopeMob

07.01.2012


One of the most courageous, innovative Christian leaders of my generation is Shaun King. His story is amazing. He’s already left his mark for social good on Twitter. Now he’s getting ready to launch a whole new social platform for making the world a better place.

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It’s So Much More Than “The Conversation”

06.01.2012


On Wednesday night, I had the opportunity to visit Englewood Christian Church and join them for their community dinner, and it was a treat to sit and talk with Chris Smith about what is happening in and through the church.

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My Progressive Disclosure

02.01.2012


Progressive disclosure — it’s apparently what turns a boring online sign-up form into a story.

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The Language of Participatory Church: Curation

29.12.2011


In the discussion of participatory church, I find it really fascinating that there are really two conversations about radical shifts in culture going on right now that share some of the same language but apply them in different ways. One is the Internet/tech culture and the other is religious culture, specifically Christian culture (as I see it from my perspective).

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