A blog about experimental faith-based communities and organizations, by the extrapreneurial faith leaders who are helping them invent their future. Curated by the Rev. Ken Howard.
By Ken Howard That the recent presidential election turned the existing political and social divide in the United States into a gaping chasm is news to no one. And it should also come as no surprise that this chasm of division has extended to conservative and liberal Christian denominations. Yet what is not as widely […]
By Ken Howard I am pleased and excited to announce the publication of my peer-reviewed article, “The Religion Singularity,” in the International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society. The full title of the article is “The Religion Singularity: A Demographic Crisis Destabilizing and Transforming Institutional Christianity.” In this article, I trace the emergence and […]
Part 2 of the series “The Dis-Integration of the Church” click here for part 1 By Darren Slade In my last posting, “Religious Homophily: A Theory of Conservative Church Fragmentation,” I presented sociological and psychological support for the notion that “conservative” Christian churches (principally, those whose congregations adhere to exclusive theological beliefs) fragment and divide because […]
Part 1 of the series “The Dis-Integration of the Church” Darren M. Slade Editor’s note: Darren Slade is Director of Research at The FaithX Project. He contributes regularly to the FaithX blog, both curating research on church fragmentation and offering original contributions of his own, such as today’s post. This post is updated and expanded from […]
By Ken Howard I’m off to Atlanta for a week of intensive on site training, followed by several monthly video training sessions, leading to certification by the International Coach Federation (ICF). The training and follow-up sessions will all be provided by Holmes Coaching and Consulting, a local Maryland firm about an hour’s drive from my […]