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Community: Structure of Belonging By Peter Block
Peter Block (born 1940) is an American author, consultant, and speaker in the areas of organization development, community building, and civic engagement. In these 3 videos Peter Block defines a form of leadership that depends on listening, convening, invitation, and the triumph of questions over answers. He introduces a way of thinking about our places (workplaces, neighborhoods, towns) that creates an opening for authentic communities to exist. Learn powerful conversations that shift the focus to engagement and possibility, leading to the creation of a new future.
Does The Church Have a Future? By Diana Butler Bass
Diana Butler Bass is a historian focusing on the history of Christianity and a leading voice in progressive Christianity. She is the author of eight books, three of which have won research or writing awards. According to Diana Butler Bass, “faith” is in the longings of people on the streets who do not enter a church building. In the first video Diana talks about where she sees the church and the world of faith that we live in today headed. She also talks about the premise of her new book, Christianity After Religion.