SIXThe Courage of Inspiration: Awakening the Creative Spirit



With less than 10 years in ministry, Michael was an unlikely candidate for president of the church’s national association. His opponent was widely known and well respected, with endorsements from many incumbent national leaders. Even with his strong track record of local success, Michael was the underdog.

His local congregation added over 400 new members at a time when churches and whole denominations were languishing. A stunning success by any measure, the growth was of particular note because it was in a community whose spiritual diversity was highly pronounced. ...

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