Leadership Formation for Mission. Where are we?. When Did the Rules Change?. “... A GREAT UNRAVELLING ...”. Chris Hedges, Empire of Illusion. Early morning of new day. Church Questions Misdirect. HOW to get people into church? How to meet people’s needs? HOW to HELP people?.
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Chris Hedges, Empire of Illusion
What is God up to in our neighbourhood
How do we join in?
That assemblage of symbols, metaphors, stories, images, traditions, rituals, forming the habits & practices of a group of over time.
Cultures create structures & institutions that embody their commitments, values, habits and practices.
Initially, the structures & institutions are developed then they become the culture itself. (First we create the tools then they create us)
Structures & institutions create roles within which people work to reproduce the culture’s commitments, values and practices.
These roles become ends in themselves - they become the culture. (First we create the tools then they create us)