July 25, 2018

Foresight is 20/20


“Foresight is 20/20” is not a typographical error. Rather, it relates to a theme that Dr. Terri Elton and I wrote about in our recent book, Leading Congregations and Nonprofits in a Connected World: Platforms, People, and Purpose. Foresight is one capacity that will enable congregations to thrive in the future. The velocity of change…

May 16, 2018

How Do You Use Social Media?


How does your congregation use Facebook? If you are a clergyperson, do you manage Twitter or Instagram for ministry? How about Pinterest or Snapchat or YouTube? An instrument for ministry The congregations that make the best use of Facebook and other social media are the ones that view these tools as instruments for ministry, not…