Entries by Tim Bias and Sara Thomas


Who You Are is How You Lead – Q&A

Over the past two weeks, I have shared information about the challenges of navigating conflicting values and polarization. Last week we left off with “know your values, be honest about your context, and lead people toward your goal”. Sounds simple enough, but it is not as simple as it sounds. I asked you to reflect […]

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Sunday is Comin’

Holy Week It’s Holy Week…like no other Holy Week, right? As you think about how you experienced Palm Sunday and are journeying through Holy Week, consider how these questions help you navigate this season of ministry: Good Friday How are you seeing grief expressed right now? Holy Saturday What’s the confabulation you’re creating? Easter Sunday […]

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Navigating Anxious Times

How are you doing? Really. As people of faith, we trust God is present in the midst of our everyday lives. Maybe you spent last week learning new technology, creating new systems, and checking in on people in your community. Maybe you were exhausted and maybe you’re missing people you usually see on a weekly […]

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Responding to Violence as People of Faith

On December 14, 2012, twenty children and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. I (Sara) remember thinking then, surely, this will lead to public outrage and there will never be another mass shooting in our country again. I was wrong. We were wrong. In 2019 alone, there have been 250 mass shootings […]