Do the right thing

Posted by Jeff Iorg on

As you near the end of your leadership career, you will likely look back over a mixed bag of decisions – some good, some bad. You will also look back over countless situations where you chose a course of action when the options were muddled and the consequences unclear. In other cases, the...

Lights out


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One contemporary trend in worship services is turning the lights down on the congregation during the service. This has the effect of focusing the attention on the stage, much like happens in a theater. The goal is well-intended – minimizing distraction among the audience – but actually has a...

What can be done?

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The recent shootings in Louisiana, Minnesota, Dallas, Georgia, and Tennessee cause national consternation about what can be done about besetting racial tensions.  More than collective hand-wringing, we need specific action steps to minimize racism and particularly improve relationships...