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Leadership Lessons From Zappos & Starting a New Church

This post is adapted from my final sermon at City Square Church on May 31, 2015. I co-founded City Square as a United Methodist faith community, along with Rev. Brian Kemp-Schlemmer, in July 2012. The online shoe/clothing retailer Zappos.com is going through a major transition that’s made some waves in the corporate world. A few weeks ago their … [Continue Reading]

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There’s Something Happening Here

Today we have a guest post by Joe Barker (bio below). If you would like to be considered for a guest post, please feel free to email us at leadumc@gmail.com. *** “There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear.”—Buffalo Springfield from For What it’s Worth I’m not sure I can accurately describe it in a way that will make sense … [Continue Reading]