Burning down the house?

There’s a first time for everything – and for me this year it’s preparing the ashes for the Ash Wednesday liturgy.  You can buy in ash in little plastic bags, of course, from reputable suppliers, but there’s something fitting about this process of recycling.  As it uses the palms from Palm Sunday, that have stood in … More Burning down the house?

Entrepreneurs in rural church leadership – 10 tips & headlines from a lecture

This video of Michael Volland’s 2016 Germinate lecture on entrepreneurs in rural church leadership is well worth a look.  Here’s a summary of his top 10 tips and then a quick tour through the video if you don’t have time to watch all 50 minutes. Top 10 Tips for Rural Church Entrepreneurs 1. Think of … More Entrepreneurs in rural church leadership – 10 tips & headlines from a lecture