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Hatchlings

 

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. 

People Who Inspire Us #6

Michael Volland: Anglican priest and longtime member of Christian Surfers UK, Volland serves as the director of context-based training at Ridley Hall, Cambridge University. His most recent book is The Minister as an Entrepreneur (SPCK, 2015). Here is where you can...

Meet a Missional Entrepreneur: Rev. Mike Baughman

Rev. Mike Baughman is the founding pastor and Community Curator at Union, a coffee shop/hub of generosity and community in Dallas, TX. If you happened to walk by, you’d see that Union looks and acts like a buzzing coffee shop on the edge of Southern Methodist...

People Who Inspire Us #5

Katherine Leary Alsdorf: Founder and director emeritus of the Center for Faith and Work at New York City’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Katherine is co-author with Tim Keller of Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work (Dutton, 2013). She now works...

The Hatch-a-thon Experience: Rev. Laura Bratton

Guest post by the Rev. Laura Bratton, senior pastor of Laurens Road United Methodist Church in Greenville, South Carolina and Executive Director of Ubi Global. What in the world is a Hatchathon? I asked myself the same question when I learned about the Hatchathon...

Meet a Missional Entrepreneur

I sure wish this were the church doing this. But props to Chad Hauser, the visionary chef behind Cafe Momentum in Dallas: Café Momentum, a Dallas-based restaurant and culinary training facility, transforms young people’s lives by providing a positive environment in...

People Who Inspire Us #4

Marlon Hall: Storyteller, filmmaker, cultural architect, and founder of The Awakenings Movement, a grassroots community of social visionaries and culture shapers in Houston, Detroit, and Nairobi. Hall serves on the faculty of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity...