Culture of Planning – It’s time to drive focus

Culture of Planning – It’s time to drive focus

by Peggy Hahn – LEAD Executive Director Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Indeed, by faith our ancestors received approval. By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is...
DECONSTRUCT: An Advent Devotional

DECONSTRUCT: An Advent Devotional

by Rev. Louise Johnson, LEAD Director of Leadership Development Layers of a rock’s surface – the colors, the textures, and the life forms preserved in them – tell the story of a place. Peel back the layers and you will learn about seasons and challenges, about joys...
Vote!

Vote!

by Peggy Hahn, LEAD Executive Director Kristen (my daughter the history prof): “If ‘Did Not Vote’ was a candidate in 2016, they would have won by a landslide.” Me (always learning from my kids): “That many people didn’t vote? Why not?” Kristen: “Because they didn’t...
Politics – Creating space for conversation

Politics – Creating space for conversation

by Peggy Hahn, LEAD Executive Director My parents were in town when it happened. My dad, a New Orleans native who is conservative and always interested in rich conversations, turned to our adult sons, who are quarantining with us, and said: “Tell me what you think of...
Living Every Day As Disciples

Living Every Day As Disciples

by Rev. Louise Johnson, LEAD Director of Leadership Development I came that they might have life, and have it abundantly. – John 10:10b Living Every Day As Disciples. As people of faith, we believe that leadership and discipleship are inextricably intertwined. We...