Tag: church leaders

  • Vatican II. Are you there?

    This blog and subsequent blogs for the next few weeks, that I will write, will center on the Documents of Vatican II. An event in the Catholic Church with attendance and participation by mainline protestant denominations back in the 1960s. John XXIII, a pope, chosen because many believed, at the time he would be a […]

  • Organized Religion has a Privacy issue?

    When organized religions go about their day to day routines, do they think of data and the relationship to privacy?  How many religious organizations have a designated “CISO” let along a “Cognitive CISO?”   Think about the future of cybersecurity, should organize religion be thinking about the emerging trends in technology and threat landscapes, and […]

  • Disruption​ in the Church: Are You Ready?

    Are you transforming your church planting and ministry programs to meet the demands of the Technological Revolution that is happening as we speak? Are you focusing on your congregation’s experience through adaptation of disruptive technologies? Are you innovating new church planting models and new church strategies by driving differentiated value through technology? Are you educating […]

  • Virtual Reading Club: Thomas Merton

    Virtual Reading Club: Thomas Merton

    The reading group is the beginning of our transformational journey. Engage in Thought provoking discussion on the life, times and writings of Thomas Merton and the inspiration it brings to our lives in our journey meeting the Living God. As Merton said, “JOIN IN THE GENERAL DANCE.” Our virtual discussion group is the “general dance.” […]

  • The Church and Risk Assessments

    The Church and Risk Assessments

    Churches need a Chief Information Security “Officer” commonly called a CISO.  This is the person responsible for the risk assessments.  As privacy becomes more prominent in 2019, you will begin to experience the need for a CISO.  The risk assessment will be your key for defending your actions, should someone question why or why not […]

  • God? Are you really there? Hello!

    God?  Are you really there? Hello!

    It’s a dark, dreary day, I look out the window and think, Is God really there? Often we find ourselves wondering how is it we are supposed to believe in a God that we just can’t possibly wrap our heads around? At what point in our life did we struggle with the concept that if […]

  • Has your idea​ of God changed?

    Has your idea​ of God changed?

    Deciding what is real and not is most definitely not a democratic process.  So keep that thought when you are thinking about the reality of God. Determining if God is real or not is not a democratic process.  

  • The God Question: Is Perceiving believing?

    The God Question:  Is Perceiving believing?

    So too with God. Where did you get all those “experiences” about God? What judgments have you made about God based on the experiences? The distortions? The perceptions? Who told you God exists? Why did you believe? Or not believe? How much of what you know is trust based?

  • The God Question? Have we really answered it?

    The God Question?  Have we really answered it?

    The musing this week is going to be a multi-part musing that may take several weeks to “muddle” through, but trust me; it will be, well worth your time. Now keep this in mind. Even if you disagree with what I write, the mere fact you have read it, ponder it and drew some conclusions […]

  • The long winding road called the internet

    Church Leaders are resolved that they must transform their strategies, processes, and technology infrastructure to succeed in this new world. The question is how?