Tag Archives: Christian leadership

Lessons from Moneyball: ‘Adapt or Die’

When the temperature finally gets warm enough to shed jackets and put on sandals, when the neighborhood air is filled with food cooked on charcoal grills and people start to put their gardening gloves into the dirt, the mind also … Continue reading

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Our Common Life: Catchy Faith

Besides the lapping waves on the lake, the wind blowing through trees and the occasional bleating of goats, the retreat center was silent last Wednesday. This  odd, yet refreshing silence was not accidental. For five hours of the five-day initial … Continue reading

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Sabbath: An Exercise in Humility?

Some of my favorite parts of the Gospel story are actually the ones that get relatively little attention. In numerous places, Jesus and the disciples are walking along, praying, teaching, healing the throngs of people who follow them, then suddenly … Continue reading

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Transforming Thought: Tending the Garden

Walking through a greenhouse, especially in winter, is like finding an oasis in the dessert. They have just the right light, warmth, water, fertilizer and, most of all, expert gardeners who tend their seedlings until they emerge from strong roots … Continue reading

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