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  • Wheatley, Margaret J.  Who Do We Choose to Be?  Oakland: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2017.
  • Bean, Kelly. How to Be a Christian Without Going to Church: The Unofficial Guide to Alternative Forms of Christian Community. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2014.
  • Estock, Beth Ann and Nixon, Paul. Weird Church: Welcome to the Twenty-First Century.  Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2016.
  • Esfahani Smith, Emily. The Power of Meaning: crafting a Life That Matters.  Canada: Penguin Canada, 2017.
  • Miller, Lisa.  The Spiritual Child.  New York: Picador, 2015
  • Cynthia Bourgeault, The Wisdom Jesus.  Boston:  Shambhala, 2008.
  • Payne, J. D. Tentmaking and North American Church Planting: A Paper Presented to the Southeastern Regional EMS. Louisville, KY: March 2005. (Accessed from northamericanmissions.org.)
  • Heifetz, Ronald A. and Marty Linsky. Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading. Boston: Harvard Business Press, 2002.
  • Scharmer, Otto and Katrin Kaufer. Leading from the Emerging Future. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2013.
  •  Johansen, Bob. Leaders Make the Future. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2012.
  • Gloor, Peter A.  Swarm Leadership and the Collective Mind: Using Collaborative Innovation Networks to Build a Better Business.  Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing, 2017.
  • KnowledgeWorks. Recombinant Education: Regenerating the Learning Ecosystem. Cincinnati: KnowledgeWorks, 2012. And, related resources “A Glimpse into the Future of Learning” (Cincinnati: KnowledgeWorks, 2013) and “2020 Forecast
  • Friedman, Thomas L.  Thank You for Being Late.  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
  • Tapscott, Don and Tapscott, Alex.  Blockchain Revolution.  Toronto: Portfolio Penguin Paperback, 2018.
  • Rosenbaum, Steven.  Curation Nation  New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.
  • https://www.luminaria.org/philosophy/story/  Experimental school that points to the issues which denominations and churches must address.
  • www.itwcommunity.org  A virtual spiritual community that arose outside a denomination but which has close ties through large churches to a denomination.  While the programming is not unique, the pop up church and its relationship to people of all walks including those with no belief and a denomination point to collaborative relationships to support ministry arising outside normal accountability structures (inside-outside not an either/or situation, but requires denominational room to make space for the relationship).

A Children’s Resource: Sean Abley, The Adventures of Rose Red (Snow White’s Less-Famous Sister), a play for children’s production.  See playscripts.com

A materialist’s perspective: Harari, Yuval Noah. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.  New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2018.

(Query: are materialists tone deaf?  Author raises the issue of suffering: Can a materialist ever adequately address the issue of suffering?)

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