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books, articles and other resources i find helpful for church planting, organization and everything “the web”

Anxiety

“Our age has been called the age of anxiety, and I think it’s probably a good description for this time. We no longer know where our foundations are. When we’re not sure what is certain, when the world and our … Continue reading

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Awareness Test

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The Inspiration Behind “The Great Awakening” (by Jim Wallis)

brilliant stuff. I saw Wallis in Toronto last year and he blew my mind. This will be an important book. via

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Book 2/48: Life after God, Douglas Coupland

As some of you know I have slowly become a fan of Douglas Coupland. Maybe its my search for an identity in Vancouver or how Coupland makes everything I see around me feel real and not some temporary state. Either … Continue reading

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Book 1/48: the dip by seth godin

I have finished book #1 for my new years resolution of 4 a month or 48 this year. the dip is a great book about getting through the low points of a job, a business, school and a lot of … Continue reading

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Proost?

Hey there friends, my wife (tentatively) bought me a year subscription to Proost, and resource for church ministry/worship, but before we actually put down the money, I was wondering if anyone here has used it and found it effective at … Continue reading

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small is the new big

I just finished reading Seth Godin’s book, small is the new big. This is a great book for the person who needs a kick in the butt in their current job, or some ideas to stir the imagination, or simply … Continue reading

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Jean Vanier on “Community”

Too many people come into community to find something, to belong to a dynamic group, to find a life which approaches the ideal. If we come into community without knowing that the reason we come is to discover the mystery … Continue reading

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The urban church re-imagined

Steve Taylor has a rad presentation on the urban church re-imagined. check it out here. via

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Iqbal Quadir: The power of the mobile phone to end poverty

I’m really getting into these TED talks. Why does poverty still exist despite decades of development aid? In this talk, Iqbal Quadir explains why “aid does damages: because it empowers authorities instead of people,” and advocates a new approach to … Continue reading

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