Bono at the Summit

Friday was fantastic, easily the best day of a Willow Creek Leadership Summit that I've experienced.   The morning began with an effervescent Dave Gibbons describing "3rd Culture" leadership, ran through a re-imagining of Africa's story let by Andrew Rugasira, continued with Compassion International CEO Wess Stafford's emotionally powerful plea on behalf of the children of …

Margins, Fringes, and Outsiders

Yesterday was overload. Failure is the resonance that allows connection. - Dave Gibbons My heart is so full today, so challenged, so humbled.  Leadership is profound.  To answer the call of God, to step out into an unknown reality, to accept the uncertainty because of faith in Him.  Yesterday was a parade of men who …

Inspiration

Hard to say where it comes from.  The Greeks thought it came from the gods, from the muses.  I suppose I still think it does, from God, from sources of creation and spirit that He oversees and delivers in mystery, in conversation, in idea and image.  My son is no doubt being inspired even as …