Campbell’s Soup – Stupid Like a Fox

Faith+Lead Innovate Faithfully, Tell the Story

Courtney Young is a May 2012 graduate of Luther Seminary – MDiv with an emphasis in Congregational Mission and Leadership. Missional, millenial and now, a new mother, Courtney shares her thoughts with us here: Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the church and social media.  Partly because I used to work in seminary relations so I got to troll …

Embracing relevance, letting go of survival

Faith+Lead Cultivate Community, Innovate Faithfully

Here’s a powerful and interesting take on the challenges facing mainline churches, from Mike Rinehart, who is the bishop of the Louisiana Gulf Coast synod of the ELCA. Among other things, he writes that: The turnaround of the mainline churches will happen when we in those churches care as much about those outside the church, as we do those inside. …

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Faith+Lead Cultivate Community, Innovate Faithfully

by Joshua Linman Take about 3 minutes and watch just the beginning of this video: What I loved about this sermon starter video is more than the solid production values and great storytelling — it was the message shared. Instead of re-reading our original instruction manual we have been trying to produce a discipleship harvest by pushing and pulling the …