filling in some gaps

One of the questions that is filling lots of conversations i’m part of at the moment is whether we should try to talk people back into the church (or change the church to make people want to stay), or whether there’s life beyond the church and christian faith. i’ve become quite nervous about naming where…

change part 3

i caught a bit of a really interesting program on sbs last week which included some research about the way that people form and change their beliefs. Apparently it used to be that if you put a group of people who held similar beliefs in a conversation together, they would moderate each other so that…

change part 2

this is a great article, written by Donella Meadows about the points at which change is possible in a system. I loved this final paragraph: There is one leverage point that is even higher than changing a paradigm. That is to keep oneself unattached in the arena of paradigms, to stay flexible, to realize that…