Episode 48: Integrity and Coherence in Leadership, with Lisa Slayton, CEO of Tamim Partners

In a broken and confusing world, it is realy hard to know the right thing to do.  In this episode, Lisa Slayton doesn’t come with a bunch of clear-cut answers, but she does raise the right questions. And I think she points in the right direction.  We need to become people of integrity, people who … More Episode 48: Integrity and Coherence in Leadership, with Lisa Slayton, CEO of Tamim Partners

Episode 46: Inviting the Real, with Esther Lightcap Meek, author of A Little Manual for Knowing

In her book, A Little Manual for Knowing, Esther Lightcap Meek says that in order to truly know something, we must welcome “the yet-to-be-known with respect, humility, patience, and attentiveness.”  In fact, radical attentiveness, says Meek, is essential to true knowing. In this episode of Spiritual Life and Leadership, Esther Lightcap Meek, unpacks what she … More Episode 46: Inviting the Real, with Esther Lightcap Meek, author of A Little Manual for Knowing

Episode 43: Introduction to “Beyond Thingification: Help Your Church Engage in God’s Mission”

The world today is nothing like the world as it was fifty years ago. Because of this, a lot of churches are really struggling with how to be the church in the 21st century.  People used to go to church because, well, that’s just what you did. But not anymore. Today, even a lot of … More Episode 43: Introduction to “Beyond Thingification: Help Your Church Engage in God’s Mission”

Episode 42: Speaking Out Against Injustice, with Kathy Khang, author of Raise Your Voice

When I first read Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up, I was captivated almost immediately by a story the author, Kathy Khang, told about a situation in which a friend physically covered her mouth to keep her from asking a challenging question in a meeting. Kathy wrote, “I didn’t … More Episode 42: Speaking Out Against Injustice, with Kathy Khang, author of Raise Your Voice

Episode 31: Why is Ministry Harder Than it Used to Be?

Church attendance is declining every year.  Fewer people than ever have even set foot in a church.  The church as an institution has far less influence in our society than it used to. Why is this?  What happened? The fact is we live in a Post-Christendom world.  Christendom is that part of the world and … More Episode 31: Why is Ministry Harder Than it Used to Be?