26
Mar
2015
2

Minimum Viable Spiritual Growth Plan

Leadership Network recently surveyed over 1,600 ministry leaders of large (1000+) churches. The most frequently cited issue facing churches today is “discipleship.” In response to where they felt their church was most innovative, the bottom two categories were “evangelistic emphasis” and “personal worship and devotional life.” What they felt weakest in was “evangelistic effectiveness and...
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28
Sep
2014
0

What people want in their city

What makes a community a desirable place to live? What makes people happy to live where they live? What attaches a person to his or her city? The Gallup organization and the Knight Foundation launched the Knight Soul of the Community[1] project in 2008 with these questions in mind. They interviewed nearly 43,000 people in...
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28
Sep
2014
0

City transformation as a platform

Maybe you’ve heard the term “platform” thrown around lately. You politely nod your head and mutter, “yea…platform….that’s where it’s at.” But what exactly is a platform? Michael Hyatt says that a platform, at its simplest definition is “a place to stand to be seen or heard.” He goes on to say that the purpose of a platform is to...
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22
Jun
2014
0

How tables builds community

Last Saturday Liz, and four friends from work went to TEDx MileHigh. Of course it was a great event but the thing that got the lion’s share of my attention was something called Public Coffee.  Public Coffee defines itself as follows: “Public Coffee is a mobile coffee shop. It visits various neighborhoods throughout Denver to...
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