What are ways that you have observed in which America is becoming less Christian or post-Christian as a nation in your life time? Let’s go for bulletized type responses. Here’s some pretty mundane examples: High School Spring Football practice on Sunday morning. Road races all occur on Sunday mornings The types of salacious ads … More Post-Christian: America’s Future or Present?
Quoted in Mancini, Church Unique “Clarity is the preoccupation of the effective leader. If you do nothing else as a leader, be clear.” Marcus Buckingham, p.51 “When a missional leader talks about the future, it is based on clarity that is past and present and word-and Spirit-dependent.” p. 53 “Followers cannot travel an unmarked path.” … More Still More Quotes from Today’s Reading
“The idea of the missional church as single-handedly captured the imagination of church leaders of all backgrounds and denominations. Take your pick: from the boomer power pastors of suburbia to the preaching punks of ’emergia’ and the collared intellectuals of ‘liturgia,’ everyone wants to be missional.” p. 33 Quoting Darrell Guder, et al from the … More More Quotes from Today’s Reading
The following come from Will Mancini’s book Church Unique: How Missional Leaders Cast Vision, Capture Culture and Create Movement. “The reality is that most people don’t think; they only rearrange their prejudices.” p. 10 Speaking of how competency in the past limits creative discovery for the future: “It is not uncommon that the most accomplished … More Great Quotes from Today’s Reading