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When Jesus, Jack, and Curly All Say the Same Thing

Because we all need a little reminder of priorities during this holiday season, here is a post from the Ministry Incubators blog archives.  By Mark DeVries and Laura Addis I’ve  heard that until sometime in the late 1800’s, the word “priority,” (an Old English word meaning “first thing,” the thing that comes “prior to”) could […]

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December 20, 2016

Weekly Round-up – December 15

This week, we bring to you a few more quick articles that are easy to read over your morning cup of coffee. We hope these can be a resource to you as you gather the toolkit of social enterprise development in your local communities. As always, we continue to be inspired by your creativity and […]

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December 15, 2016

Finding Your Breakthrough Idea

For many of us, the idea of social enterprise is intriguing and inspiring. We hear captivating stories of people launching businesses to address problems they see, and they capture our attention with great storytelling and a compelling business model. While it is tempting to hear these stories and think that these enterprises only happen to […]

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December 13, 2016

Weekly Round-Up – December 8

Happy December! We are excited for a wonderful holiday season and all it brings to our lives. We hope you are taking time to rest, reflect, and anticipate together with those you love the beauty that is celebrating Christmas. As you make those Christmas cookies and prep the tree, take five minutes and check out […]

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December 8, 2016

Book Recommendation: A More Beautiful Question

Whether this time of year gives you more free time or less, taking time to read new books is an incredible tool for creativity and innovation. As books continue to come out around sparking creative change within teams and communities, we are always on the lookout for great resources to share with you. One we […]

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December 6, 2016

Weekly Round-Up – December 1

We hope you all had wonderful long weekends celebrating Thanksgiving with those you love! This week’s round up comes to you post-food coma, but still full of great stories, nonetheless. You may not be as obsessed with podcasts as we are, but if you have time for a few short episodes, Tiny Spark is for […]

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December 1, 2016

Exciting News from The Brain Kitchen!

We have some exciting news to share from the team at The Brain Kitchen! For those who are unfamiliar with their work, they are an afterschool program that mixes mentoring with learning to make bread and soup. This community space and teaching kitchen works directly with low-income kids affected by trauma from the surrounding neighborhood […]


November 29, 2016

Weekly Round-Up – November 17th

This week, we wanted to share with you three organizations or businesses that are exploring social enterprise in unique and inspiring ways. We believe in the power of shared stories of hope, and these stories remind us of all the people working tirelessly to bring about change and kingdom impact all over the world. Here […]

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November 17, 2016

Understanding Social Enterprise: TOMS vs. Nisolo

With the advent of the concept of social enterprise came many new models for business aimed at social good. One such model was the One-for-One model of TOMS Shoes, which gained international acclaim for its commitment to donating a pair of shoes to a child in a developing country for every pair of shoes bought […]

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November 15, 2016

Weekly Round-up – November 11

While we’re not claiming that social enterprise has been on the forefront of anyone’s minds this week, we’d like to share with you some recent articles and advice on continuing to gain exposure to the social impact sphere. Taking a little time each week to read about something new that intrigues you or boosts your […]

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November 11, 2016

Why Would Social Enterprise Belong in the Church?

One of the questions our team gets a lot at Ministry Incubators sounds something like this. “Why would social enterprise belong in the church? We already do ministry and run our own programs!” Our answer to that is perhaps not as fun or simple as one might expect. Riding on this answer is a lot […]

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November 8, 2016

Weekly Round-up – November 3

Another great week of learning together in our online communities about all the emerging trends in the social impact world. Our team had a great discussion this week about upcoming resource development, and we can’t wait to bring you all the latest thoughts on theology and entrepreneurship! Want to start a social enterprise, but you’re […]

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November 3, 2016

Exciting news from the Ministry Incubators team…

With the coming of fall and a new school year, we have taken to some updates around here at Ministry Incubators. Part of these changes include a brand new website you may or may not have stumbled upon (and if you missed it, you should go check it out). We are excited to share with […]

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November 1, 2016

Weekly Round-Up – October 27

Want to start a social enterprise? You need to know the landscape. This list of 20 books on social entrepreneurship is a great guide to learn more about the sector and how to speak the language. You’ve probably heard the trendy business terms of Lean Start Up and Design Thinking. What is the difference? Is […]

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October 27, 2016

Unbalancing Your Priorities

On this Tuesday, we decided to look back into our blog archive, and we found a post by Mark DeVries and Laura Addis that speaks to both church leaders and entrepreneurs alike. May we all learn from the wisdom of Jesus, Jack and Curly. When Jesus, Jack, and Curly All Say the Same Thing By […]

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October 25, 2016

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