Control vs Organic Growth

On his blog yesterday, Seth Godin offered several examples of organizations or movements that have achieved organic and viral growth. Here is his

Hoping for Polarity Management at GA221

One of the most influential mental models that I came across during my time serving on the first Mid Councils Commission (2010-2012) was the concept

The Church as Blueberry Pancake

It was either Rocky Supinger or Greg Bolt that turned me on to marketing guru Seth Godin. I subscribed to his blog and read it with interest. I often

Our Preferred Connectionalism

This week I have written a few posts about connectionalism and reform in the Presbyterian Church (USA). If I were to summarize the basic idea I've

Toward a Better Connectionalism

When asked what it is about Presbyterianism that people most value,  connectionalism always emerges as an essential element of this way of being

Non-Competitive Christianity (Part 2)

Yesterday I outlined a vision of non-competitive Christianity that primarily focuses on articulating and living out the gospel as we each understand