My 5-month old, at D4D
In preparation for our annual Dynamic Church Conferece — For the past month or so, my coworkers and I have been diligently (read: frantically) working on our respective applications that each consume the brand new Fellowship One RESTful API. I was half of a two-man team tasked with creating an EE module, to allow churches to display a list of members within their own site.
We dubbed it Listee (play on the “EE” moniker).
For those of you who know me, you also know that I have a love / hate relationship with Digg. They seem to love linking to my content, and I generally don’t care for the negativity their readership brings both via comments on my site and Digg itself. In the past, I was simply deflecting all Digg traffic.
However, friends convinced me the embargo really just hurt end-users, by not allowing them to get at the content they were seeking. Fair enough.
For a recent seminary assignment, we were asked to share our personal definition of leadership, and address the question: “Why do church leaders fail?” We were supposed to answer in approximately 400 words. After typing my response, I thought it might also make for a good blog post. Here ‘tis…