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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. 

The Penguin

The Penguin

Carmelle Beaugelin would describe a failed ministry idea as “a penguin,” – something that should fly, but doesn’t. So what makes an idea flightless?

Leading Off the Map

Leading Off the Map

Lead so well “on the map” that your community can trust you “off the map.” Focus on accountable, excellent fundamentals in your “on the map” daily leadership to build the trust you’ll need to lead into unknown territory.

Go Bananas!

Go Bananas!

America’s pastime is one of the least popular sports on national television, and one of the lowest attended major league sports. Why? It’s often just not that fun to watch.  The particularities of the statistics and rules of the game mean that often the best...

Artists and Project Managers: The COVE Art Center

Artists and Project Managers: The COVE Art Center

The COVE Art Center, hosted inside Greenstone United Methodist Church, has taken on a unique role in its community. As a drop-in after-school youth program focused on the intersection of discipleship and creative arts, this center has the vision of creating 12 separate studio spaces focused on different mediums (painting, photography, fashion design) that allow for the free artistic expression of anyone who walks into them. 

You Know More than You Think

You Know More than You Think

In the world of innovation we inevitably come upon problems that we’ve never encountered before, often problems no one has ever encountered before!

Planting Garlic

Planting Garlic

Ministry Incubators consider themselves “biased toward action,” meaning that we believe that an imperfect attempt is always superior to a perfect idea and that willingness to try imperfectly has incredible power to teach, inspire, and invite others along.