Planting Garlic

Planting Garlic

A small church in Salt Lake City is living off its reserves and, with less than two years of money left, has decided its best course of action is to plant some garlic. The church is a multi-cultural, multi-lingual congregation of two distinct pacific islander...
The Plywood Palace: Constraint and Invention

The Plywood Palace: Constraint and Invention

During World War II, the until-then introverted and relatively inconsequential United States found itself a warehouse of military production and invention. Engineers and military leaders were trying to build their way out of the war. The advances made during this...
The Sows You’re Given

The Sows You’re Given

If someone called you today and offered your ministry two pregnant sows, a boar, and around 50 chickens, what would you do? I can’t speak for your animal husbandry expertise personally, but it seems the vast majority of ministry leaders and innovators would never even...

Innovating for Love

Flotsam is also the stuff of salvation Dr. Kenda Creasy Dean of Princeton Theological Seminary’s Institute for Youth Ministry, is one of the most widely read scholars of practical theology, youth ministry, and church leadership. She is an icon, an expert in her field...
Hare Brain & Tortoise Mind

Hare Brain & Tortoise Mind

Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash How many times have you just stared at a blinking line on a white screen, trying to will yourself into creating something?  We all have experienced the grinding, demoralizing feeling of knowing you need to solve a problem,...