A Call for Hacker Pastors

A few days back, Clay Johnson suggested that our government could use more computer developers in Congress to better streamline, communicate, and provide clarity to the legislative process (h/t Andrew Sullivan) Many voices replied to his comments, with either stereotypical views of computer programmers that live in their parents’ basements (1) (2), or helpful commentary on how to build […]

Ministry Leadership as Foil

Ismene and Antigone, Antigone I think part of ministry is being a foil to the your ministry team. In drama and literature, a foil is a character who is contrasted with the main character to bring to the surface a particular quality. Think Watson to Sherlock or Ismene to Antigone (pictured). Or more contemporary, Locke […]