Sacred Space: The Entrepreneurial Church – Brandon Napoli

What would your community look like without churches? Without entrepreneurship? Between 4,000 and 7,000 churches close their doors every year. There has been 44 percent decline in new business startups, through all industries, between 1978 and 2012. These trends have led sacred places and entrepreneurs, two seemingly mutually exclusive pillars of society, to become symbiotic. […]

The reconnect is necessary (calling the church to service) – Mike Brock

The church has put the carriage in front of the horse. It is a place where the hands and feet have been cut off and it has become a talking head. Where are the hands and feet? They can be found in the countless non profits, government, and faith based programs serving our cities. Why […]

Unity: a history of race and the American Church and one woman’s story of moving from the old paradigm towards the new – Nicole Dickens

“11 am Sunday mornings is the most segregated time in America” Martin Luther King, Jr., 1960   “11 am Sunday mornings is STILL the most segregated time in America” Condoleezza Rice, 2017   Unity is something God expects of His Church. It is bred out of holiness – another thing He expects of His Church. […]

Interview with Doug Tegner at TBC’s Large Group Gathering in Oakland – May 14, 2016

I was filming interviews with the @wemassmedia crew at TBC’s Large Group Gathering in Oakland on May 14, 2016. I had the opportunity to meet Doug Tegner, the Pastor at Large of Redwood Chapel Community Church, and Executive Director of the National Network of Youth Ministries (NNYM) I really enjoyed hearing from Doug about his […]