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Christians and Social Entrepreneurship
Originally Posted: 07/01/2014 - 11:47am | Type: Blog

The concept of social entrepreneurship, which can be defined as the use of entrepreneurial and innovation principles to promote social change, is not new. It’s been rebranded with a trendy name, but the concep ...

Hack the Church
Originally Posted: 05/15/2014 - 10:06am | Type: Blog

Early Christianity spearheaded technological innovations with global ramifications, most notably in the invention of the codex. Today’s faithful hackers, armed with code, workshops, and participatory-minded th ...

For Innovation to Have a Prayer, It Needs to Start with Brokenness
Originally Posted: 05/06/2014 - 2:15pm | Type: Blog

“Innovation” is a warm and fuzzy word — until you dig inside it. “Innovation” is a warm and fuzzy word — until you dig inside it. It’s like “community,” a warm and fuzzy term w ...

Openness, Diversity, and Magnanimity
Originally Posted: 03/11/2014 - 3:02pm | Type: Blog

I’ll just say it: I thought “ashes to go” was a great idea. I’ll just say it: I thought “ashes to go” was a great idea. Take the imposition of ashes out to the sidewalks where ...

The Church: Imitate or Innovate?
Originally Posted: 08/09/2013 - 2:43pm | Type: Blog

We all realize that a copy is never as good as the original. Unfortunately, we have a difficult time grasping this truth in the church. We have ceased innovating and settled for imitating. ...

We Need More Cannibals
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 12:04pm | Type: Blog

Lately I’ve been thinking about why it’s important for an organization, be it religious or for-profit, to be more cannibalistic. Lately I’ve been thinking about why it’s important ...