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Volume 51: Cultural Disruption Strategies
June 2018


MY EXPERIENCE WITH FRESH EXPRESSIONS OF CHURCH

by Reverand Charles Dirico, Sr. Pastor at Thrift UMC.

Charles Dirico has worked worked with Selwyn United Methodist Church for the past two years implementing Fresh Expressions of Church. He shares his experiences and how listening led his church in reaching the community... MORE


FRESH EXPRESSIONS

Around the world, Christians are stepping out in faith and beginning fresh expressions of church, new or different forms of church for a changing culture.
Each fresh expression of church is unique, and designed for their particular context. To learn about Fresh Expressions in the Western North Carolina Conference, contact Rev. Luke Edwards at ledwards@wnccumc.net.
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 DISRUPTION AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN MAINLINE PROTESTANTISM

by Kenneth H. Carter Jr., L. Gregory Jones & Susan Pendleton Jones

Mainline Protestantism has been slow to create new models of clergy Leadership Development that take into account the disruptive forces acting in congregations and the culture... MORE


MAINLINE PROTESTANTS AND DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION

by Kenneth H. Carter Jr., L. Gregory Jones & Susan Pendleton Jones

Mainline Protestants can still have an exciting and life-giving future -- if they learn the lessons of disruptive innovation from the steel industry and other organizations, say three Christian institutional leaders... MORE


THE BIG MISTAKE I'M SEEING WITH CHURCH COMMUNICATIONS

By Pro Church Tools

The reason people aren’t attending your church as frequently as you’d like has nothing to do with your stage design or the volume of your music. It has everything to do with the colossal communications shift our culture is experiencing... MORE


MORE WAYS TO FOLLOW US

The challenge of reaching more, younger, and more diverse people is a looming adaptive challenge that can only be met through major learning, innovation, and wisdom. The Leadership Development Team is trying to meet this challenge by creating new connections like Twitter and Instagram... MORE


 

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PREVIOUS eLEAD TOPICS

Providing Leadership in Ministry with Millennials (May 2018)
The Politics of Preaching (April 2018)
Engaging and Impacting Community (March 2018)
Spiritual Care (February 2018)
Developing Self-Awareness (January 2018)
Best of 2017 (December 2017)
Investing in the Dream (November 2017)
People-ing The Dream (October 2017)
Vision and Leadership (September 2017)
Developing a Small Group Culture (August 2017)
Stepping Away for Formation, Renewal, and Growth (July 2017)
Starting on the Right Foot (June 2017)
Transitions (May 2017)
Creating the Culture You Desire (April 2017)
Missional Engagement (March 2017)
 
 
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