Hatchlings is our blog dedicated to inspirational client stories and big ideas in ministry innovation. From astrophysics to farming to the church down the street, we believe that God-breathed, wild ideas can come from anywhere.
Being off schedule, off track, and a bit lost puts us firmly in the tradition of God’s people. But being able to embrace changing direction, learning from our mistakes, and taking the next faithful step, allows us to continue on our journey with more joy, less shame, and a greater sense of being in line with where the Spirit is leading us.
As we journey deeper into this fall season, it is easily apparent that change is in the atmosphere. The is a chill in the morning air, leaves changing colors and starting to fall to the ground, and retailers begin promoting fall flavors, smells, and images. Many love...
Anyone who has worked in the church or non-profit world knows the dangerous game of courting the support you need. We all know that support freely given is never truly free. Those who donate, volunteer, and give to your organization have opinions on how it should...
There’s something magical about the first few days and weeks of school. There is so much possibility in new beginnings, fresh starts, new opportunities, and new friends. It is a time where anything could happen and there is always the possibility of things being different, better, at least more interesting, this time around.
Systems can seem not only unsexy but rather unspiritual. But we at Ministry Incubators believe that there is a solid case to be made for the use of systems as foundational for our faith.
So here’s the question, when the crop is stolen, do we plant the garden again next year? When we do fail, when our team falls apart, when our project fails due to circumstances that we couldn’t have planned for, and which very well might happen again, do we have it in ourselves to try again?