Earlier this week, I made note of Tom Friedman’s observation that we are in a Golden Age for Makers (from his latest book Thank You For Being Late). Never before has there been such opportunity for an individual person to contribute to the world cultural output. One example Friedman talks about was the 2013 GE … Continue reading Do You Have The Maker Mindset?
You’re creative. You’re active and working on many different projects. What is your greatest resource?Your time? Your collection of inspirational stuff? Your network of connections?How about your brain?That little three-pound organ sucks up one fifth of your body’s oxygen. It devours a quarter of your body’s blood sugar. More importantly, when it functions well, the brain … Continue reading Stay Creative – Take Care Of Your Brain
I made it a point to walk by the five-story-high scaffolding. One of our congregation members, Eric, sat on the first level, taking his lunch with the rest of the team of artists. Behind them, a flock of gigantic birds had begun to emerge on the brick wall. Eric and his team are part of … Continue reading Missional Made Real: My Friend Eric at ArtWorks
As I suggested in my last post two posts, we have moved out of the cynical, deconstructing era of Postmodernity and into an era that I have been calling "The New Creative Era"As I've been reflecting further on this trend, I think we might call this era "The Design Age" (I'll tease that idea out … Continue reading 6 Must Read Books for Doing Ministry in the Design Age