The Myth of the Visionary Leader

When considering people who were innovators, Henry Ford is often at the top of that list. He founded Ford Motor Company and championed the development of the assembly line for mass production. It’s clear just from looking around that making…

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Church Innovation Session at the Disciples of Christ General Assembly

This year at the General Assembly of the Disciples of Christ we will be offering free one on one coaching sessions. Each session will work with the church leader to tackle a specific challenge they face in their community. We are excited…

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How the church can innovate like Indiegogo

December 12, 2016 Future Church

I love gadgets. One of my favorite places to check for the newest gadgets is Indiegogo. It’s a place where people who want to solve real-world problems put together a prototype, invite others to dialogue, comment, and ultimately invest in…

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7 Ways Vocational Leaders Can End The Year Strong

December 1, 2016 Productivity, Uncategorized

I love this time of year. As 2016 exits and the new year approaches, we have a unique chance to use the next 31 days to reflect and start fresh both personally and in our vocational leadership roles. We can…

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Ministry Inspiration from Tesla

November 30, 2016 Future Church

The other week I was walking through our local mall and I noticed a Telsa store. This store front was in between See's Candy and Urban Outfitters and took me by surprised because you do not normally see automobiles being sold…

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What the Church Can Learn From GoPro

The church is in desperate need of a change in format. The current teaching-centric model is failing to meet the needs of our communities, Let's take a look at what the church can learn from GoPro. GoPro was started in…

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Live, Learn, Launch: The Hatchery Method for Church Innovation

October 25, 2016 Future Church

Based in Redondo Beach, California, Hatchery LA is a church planting center that incubates innovative, sustainable models of church – with a goal of launching nine new churches each year and ultimately building the Silicon Valley of Church Innovation. Once…

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GOD Interview #8: Keith Ward – “God, Freedom, and Necessity”

February 26, 2016 Theology

In preparation for Enfolding Theology (March 3-5, 2016) in Redondo Beach, CA, we are hosting eight “live” video conference calls to prepare you for the big event. Join Tripp Fuller (Director of Theology and Humanities at Hatchery LA) for engaging…

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GOD Interview #7: Catherine Keller God-ish? Logos of Theos in a (Seriously) Uncertain Time

February 26, 2016 Theology

In preparation for Enfolding Theology (March 3-5, 2016) in Redondo Beach, CA, we are hosting eight “live” video conference calls to prepare you for the big event. Join Tripp Fuller (Director of Theology and Humanities at Hatchery LA) for engaging…

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GOD Interview #6: Walter Brueggemann – “The Strange God of Fidelity”

February 15, 2016 Theology

In preparation for Enfolding Theology (March 3-5, 2016) in Redondo Beach, CA, we are hosting eight “live” video conference calls to prepare you for the big event. Join Tripp Fuller (Director of Theology and Humanities at Hatchery LA) for engaging…

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