On the Road Again…But Where Are We Going?

On the Road Again…But Where Are We Going?

by Peggy Hahn, LEAD Executive Director If this year was a road trip, we would be tempted to park the car. The goals we originally set for the year are either frustrating us as we constantly deal with other distractions or, worse yet, we are in a fog and so overwhelmed...
Tunnel Vision

Tunnel Vision

by Peggy Hahn, LEAD Executive Director Can you only think in the moment? Does your strategic planning brain seem muddled? You are not alone! During a time of crisis (pandemic, economic challenges, racial rioting), we “tunnel” adopting a survival mentality to protect...
RENEW – Competency. Capacity. Community

RENEW – Competency. Capacity. Community

by Rev. Louise Johnson, LEAD Director of Leadership Development When a global pandemic became a reality, church leaders dug deep and created a plan – one that was designed to last through May, maybe June, when we thought we would be through the worst of it. It is...
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...
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...