len on February 23rd, 2018

John O’Donohue writes, I love the imagination of light! How gradually light will build a mood for the eye to discover something new in a familiar mountain. This glimpse serves to deepen the presence of the mountain And to remind the eye that surface can be subtle and surprising. Gathered high in silence and stillness, […]

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len on February 17th, 2018

Michael Krause writes in the Foreword — In response to my efforts to engage seminary students with the concept of a world beyond Christendom, I see everything from knowing nods to blank stares. Some of the students have experienced the disorientation of the Postmodern context while others think that post-Christendom is just about people not […]

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len on November 6th, 2017

The manuscript is off to the publisher. I’m going to post a link to the Introduction and first chapter here. And this is the Abstract — Our organizations are failing; as leaders we’re struggling. Nothing seems reliable anymore. How do we respond to adaptive challenges? Why do we feel so lost? The Franklin expedition failed […]

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len on September 9th, 2017

“Because the very foundations of American society, including the family, are crumbling, we MUST seek and find strong leaders. But we need a new kind of leader—beyond the celebrity, beyond the pragmatist—to show us the way to the abundant life, the food life that God originally intended for his children and still longs for us […]

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len on August 26th, 2017

A year ago, as I finished the first draft of Broken Futures, I wrote in the acknowledgements: “Yesterday I stood in a new doorway – one I created with a hammer and a crow-bar. I first had to expose the ancient plaster and lathe on the interior wall of our 100 year old home, and […]

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len on August 21st, 2017

Geography is simply a visible form of theology. (Levenson, 1985. 116) How do we get to know our cities? How do we identify the spirit of a place? What theological and social frameworks will contribute to our understanding? We have begun to sketch these above, but our theological frames are likely to be diverse, shaped […]

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