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Weekly Social Enterprise Round-Up


Ever felt totally stuck and uncreative? Try these six steps to unlocking your creative potential. How do social enterprises like yours recruit top talent? This article explores some of the steps necessary to find and retain great team members for your organization. Millennial engagement in social impact remains a key factor in entrepreneurship these days, […]

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October 19, 2016


Congratulations to Matt Overton and Mowtown Teen Lawn Care!


We are excited to send out a hearty “Congratulations” to Hatchathon alum Matt Overton and the folks at Mowtown Teen Lawn Care! He has been awarded Duke Divinity School’s Faith and Leadership Traditioned Innovation award! You can read more about Matt and his missional enterprise, here and here. And you can read a few of his guests […]

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October 18, 2016


Weekly Round-up


This week features some incredible articles from some thought leaders and pioneers behind social impact and entrepreneurship. Check out this week’s update and re-post your favorites (and let us know when you do)! We’re excited to explore the latest and greatest in the field with you, and would love to hear what you think about […]

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October 13, 2016


Must Read – How Design-Thinking Might Help the Church


How can the church address the problems of the world when the world is changing so quickly? Tyler Prieb’s article on Medium talks about how the church could use design-thinking to better serve the changing world around it. https://medium.com/@tylerprieb/how-design-thinking-might-help-the-church-d230e3e6c803#.3jjdxq7cr Ministry Incubators exists to help cultivate ideas and turn them into innovative ministry practices. Join us in […]

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October 11, 2016


Weekly Round-Up


Hello Ministry Incubators community! We’re rounding up another great week of posts and resources from within the social entrepreneurship world! Take a few minutes to peruse some articles, read about some great change-making organizations, and get excited about how these might help your own team get started. Everything you ever needed to know about forming […]

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October 7, 2016


Fostering Creative Confidence


One of the most important things entrepreneurs, innovators and church leaders can do is to foster their sense of creative confidence. We are, at our core, incredibly creative people, and sometimes that side of us needs a little coaxing to come out of hiding. Why? There are several reasons. Most of our adult lives are […]

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October 4, 2016


Weekly Round-Up


Each week, our team at Ministry Incubators searches high and low for the latest news regarding the impact entrepreneurship field. There are incredible teams and individuals reporting on trends, providing great resources for those looking to start social enterprises. We wanted to share with you five articles from the last few weeks that have been […]

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September 29, 2016


Client Story Blog Post: Try Pie


  This month, our project manager got to sit down for a phone conversation with the leaders of Try Pie, a social enterprise working to develop young girls in faith, leadership and work skills – through the practice of making and selling pies. This enterprise is enacting ministry in new ways – instead of Wednesday […]

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September 26, 2016


The Brain Kitchen


Check out this writeup about another Hatchathon participant doing amazing things. We are so proud of Amanda Drury and her work with The Brain Kitchen. Read the writeup here!

August 24, 2016


Churches Must Discuss Economics


Another must read. Take a look at this thoughtful post by Dave Odom! https://www.faithandleadership.com/dave-odom-future-congregations-we-must-discuss-economics  

July 27, 2016


People Who Inspire Us: Matt Overton


Meet Hatchaton 2015 alum Matt Overton, a PCUSA pastor whose vision for youth ministry starts…with mowing lawns. With the full support of his congregation, and the active involvement of members excited to learn that the church values their expertise outside a committee meeting, Matt founded Mowtown Teen Lawn Care, a for-profit missional enterprise that hires […]

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May 5, 2016


People Who Inspire Us: Rodney Smith, Jr.


Rodney Smith has never heard of Ministry Incubators… but he’s doing amazing entrepreneurial ministry as a college student. This is what Rodney says on his Facebook page: “A mower, a weed eater and a blower is what we use to do Gods work and give back to our community.” Two thumbs up, Rodney! Check out […]

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April 26, 2016


Young Entrepreneurs and the Church


Must. Read. Thank you, Meghan Easley! 🙂 http://www.youthministryinnovators.com/blog/2016/4/15/young-entrepreneurs-and-the-church-guest-innovator-post-4  

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April 15, 2016


MISSIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WILL MOVE FAST


Guest Post by Matt Overton, owner and blogger at Entrepreneurial Youth Ministry.  I have come to believe that social/missional entrepreneurship is going to sweep over the American church.  Mostly it will happen by necessity, but there are some great missionally based reasons the church needs to move in this direction.  As I have been thinking through […]

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April 6, 2016


PEOPLE WE ADMIRE


PEOPLE WE ADMIRE:  The researchers at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, who released this report – Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others and the Common Good Through College Admissions.  The Washington Post wrote an article about it here.  The report recommends changing college admissions standards to reward students who reduce course loads and extracurriculars, contribute […]

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March 24, 2016


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