Cultivating Cultural Competence, with Daniel Lee, author of Doing Asian American Theology

Episode 210: Cultivating Cultural Competence, with Daniel Lee, author of Doing Asian American Theology

  Discussion Questions: 1. How does Daniel Lee’s perspective on God’s relationship with individuals challenge common perceptions of theology within a multi-ethnic church setting? 2. Why does Daniel Lee emphasize the absence of modern-day racial constructs in the Bible, and how might this influence our understanding of biblical interactions between God and people? 3. In…

Transformative Disruption: And Easter Reflection

Transformative Disruption: An Easter Reflection

Easter is almost here! This year, as I’ve been thinking about Easter, I’ve also been thinking about discontinuous change. I’ve written and spoken about discontinuous change in the past, but what the heck does it have to do with Easter?!   What is Discontinuous Change? First, a quick definition. Discontinuous change—as opposed to continuous change,…

Quick Conversation with Tod Bolsinger and Markus Watson

Episode 205: How Can Disequilibrium Strengthen Your Church? A Quick Conversation with Tod Bolsinger and Markus Watson

  Discussion Questions: 1. How does the concept of disequilibrium apply to various systems, such as ecosystems, biological systems, and business systems? 2. According to the discussion, why is prolonged equilibrium described as a precursor to death for a system? Do you agree with this assessment? 3. What does Tod Bolsinger mean when he says…

Quick Conversation with Tod Bolsinger and Markus Watson

Episode 203: Hybrid Worship and Long-Term Adaptation, a Quick Conversation with Tod Bolsinger and Markus Watson

  Discussion Questions: 1. In what ways has the pandemic impacted congregations, and how has it influenced their approach to worship and community building? 2. How does Tod Bolsinger define adaptive leadership, particularly in the context of changing worship practices? 3. According to Bolsinger, what are the essential values that congregations should prioritize when considering…