What Do You Want?

What Do You Want?

Well, it turns out that I want lots of things… and yet perhaps I only really want one thing… or person. We all have some scale of what is desirous and that which is less so. Sometimes what we desire is what we ought to desire. Sometimes we desire what we shouldn’t....
Exile Changes Everything, Part Two

Exile Changes Everything, Part Two

You can read Exile Changes Everything, Part One here. In our Flourish Collective Academy, we train congregational leaders to shift their thinking from being at home in Jerusalem, to being on mission in exile.  You’ll see in the following slides that we have asked a...
Exile Changes Everything, Part One

Exile Changes Everything, Part One

Is it possible that there is no going back to the good ole days? Perhaps God doesn’t intend the North American Church to return to a place where she dictates and shapes prevailing cultural norms. Perhaps our exile from “Jerusalem to Babylon” isn’t supposed to engender...