Your end-of-the-year gift has the power to grow your church.

Your end-of-the-year gift has the power to grow your church.

by Peggy Hahn, LEAD Executive Director Pastor Kathy Ierien from Good Shepherd in Wilmington, Delaware surprised me with an email: We are telling stories and inviting people to think about what is possible in the future. We have clear core values and authentic...
Christmas Blessing-2019

Christmas Blessing-2019

The Governor had the power. He said “go” even though the baby was due. The Innkeeper had power. He said “no” even though the baby was coming. The Host of Heaven had power as they prayed for “peace on earth.” The usually powerless shepherds said “yes” and shared their...
Advent Intentions 2019-Relationships

Advent Intentions 2019-Relationships

I intend to spend this day with all the curiosity and imagination that God gave me. I intend to spend this day in relationship with God and all of God’s creation. I intend to share my joy. by Lynn Willis, LEAD Spiritual Director This Advent, LEAD is once again...
Spiritual Practice. Just that.

Spiritual Practice. Just that.

This summer, LEAD is inviting you to truly appreciate all of God’s gifts through the spiritual practice of intention. A spiritual practice is just that. Practice. The more it is practiced, the deeper and more fulfilling it feels. We are delighted that so many people...
A Bookish Goal – Understanding Lead Metrics: Checking in with David

A Bookish Goal – Understanding Lead Metrics:
Checking in with David

by David Hansen, LEAD Director of Communication and Innovation Originally published on digitalpastor.org My friend and collaborator, Peggy Hahn, posted in January about the books she read in 2018, and her 2019 reading list. Peggy reads a LOT. 66 books last year. She...