God as Eagle Eye

Cover of Eagle Eye Eagle Eye, with Shia LeBoughertgey (the latter is silent), is a techno-thriller that was a decent movie.  What struck me is that the movie portrays two very different ideas of the mastermind Eagle Eye, and they correlate nicely to images of God To the good guys, they are given tasks by […]

Quotes for Breakfast

Quote From Beliefnet: Christianity … is always in need of re-simplifying, going back to its origins, ridding itself of the excessive superstructure it has acquired through history. – José Comblin, Catholic theologian in Brazil  Reflection In my kitchen there are six LAYERS of wallpaper.  When it gets muggy, you can see the walls sag a […]

From Spider to Starfish Churches [4of4]

This series is focused on The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Brafman and Beckstrom. Come check it out every Wednesday in June! Part I: To Consolidate or Decentralize? Part II: Starfish Culture needs Starfish Churches Part III: Starfish Churches are Leaderless For our last section on this series, let’s […]

From Spider to Starfish Churches [3of4]

Image via WikipediaThis series is focused on The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Brafman and Beckstrom. Come check it out every Wednesday in June! Part I: To Consolidate or Decentralize? Part II: Starfish Culture needs Starfish Churches We talked the last two weeks about how churches (along with major […]

From Spider to Starfish Churches [2of4]

This series is focused on The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Brafman and Beckstrom. Come check it out every Wednesday in June! Part I: To Consolidate or Decentralize? We talked last week about how churches (along with major businesses in society) consolidate their resources when they feel like they […]

From Spider to Starfish Churches [1of4]

This series is focused on The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Brafman and Beckstrom. Come check it out every Wednesday in June! The church is in crisis. United Methodist attendance is in decline, the Southern Baptists are…not baptizing, and, most importantly…google searches of God, Christian, and Bible are dropping. […]