Tag: church planting

  • 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 […]

  • Are Prayers to Guardian Angels Apostolic? — Orthodox Christian Theology

    While much of what separates Protestants from Orthodox (or any branch of Apostolic Christianity) is couched in soteriological differences, if we are honest the main points of differences pertain to orthopraxy. The Orthodox stand, they repeat prayers, they have icons, they sort of believe in Purgatory, they pray to saints/angels as well as God, 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 […]

  • Curch Reimaged and Reinvented: Are you prepared

    Curch Reimaged and Reinvented: Are you prepared

    By now most of us who have been in ministry and church planting for some years, we have read all the playbooks on reinventing your church, we have learned from the best in the field. What they wrote is correct. These great thinkers have moved us to new ways of thinking about our church and […]

  • Remembering Thomas Merton

    Remembering Thomas Merton

    Yesterday, we remembered the death of Thomas Merton fifty years ago, 10 December 1968. Now for me, it was important. I am profoundly impressed by how the legacy of Thomas Merton continues to grow. My first encounter with who the man was, what his writings were all about, and the life he led goes back […]

  • 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 […]

  • God? Are you really there? Hello!

    To see this musing and all of Richard ‘s musings and writings along with visiting authors and commentators visit: https://allthingscyberspace.com Enjoy!

  • 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.