Take a break

Take a break

by Peggy Hahn, LEAD Executive Director We are tired in a way that sleeping in will not cure. Our levels of fear and anxiety have been inching up incrementally. The amount of rebuilding, new learning, and new tools we have added to our resumes are wearing us down....
Values Change

Values Change

Times of crisis and uncertainty rock our world. We find ourselves rethinking our priorities…as individuals, as families, as congregations… Things we always knew to be “true,” to be “essential,” to be at the center of our being get called into question. Our values...
Pivot Podcast

Pivot Podcast

by Rev. Louise Johnson, Director for Leadership Development – LEAD COVID-19 forced church leaders to respond to a global crisis in the blink of an eye. In a moment with little information and much uncertainty, churches reinvented nearly every aspect of church....
Curating the Chaos

Curating the Chaos

by Peggy Hahn, LEAD Executive Director One unexpected part of quarantine / re-entry life is the bombardment of online opportunities coming our way. Pain and grief…creativity and innovation. Our Facebook feeds are an ocean of experts sharing their resources in...
I am a witness.

I am a witness.

by Peggy Hahn, LEAD Executive Director   Even if you are TIRED… Be a witness. Say it out loud. White leaders, this is for us. Don’t opt out. Don’t say you are too weary. Now is the time for us to push through our COVID-19 grief and Listen to the uprising. Hear...
Lord Have Mercy – If We Say We are Not Racist

Lord Have Mercy – If We Say We are Not Racist

by Reverend Ashley Elisabeth Bathe Dellagiacoma, Restart Pastor at +Kindred, Houston, TX If we say we are not racist, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. But…if we confess our sin, God who is faithful and just will release us from its death-dealing...