Welcome to Connections 2.0

As most of you know, the Interchange became Connections in February 2014. Now in 2016, we welcome you to Connections 2.0. Each issue of Connections will now be dedicated to a theme. There will be book reviews, ...

Innovation: It’s all about being remarkable

Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable, the 2003 best-selling book by Seth Godin, proclaims that marketing in the 21st century is broken. Expensive television commercials and slick magazine ads...

Practicing a mission strategy of presence

The Rev. Tom Brackett has a word for the Diocese of Western Massachusetts’ urban missioner in the South Main section of Worcester: “numble.” The Rev. Meredyth Wessman Ward entertains a young boy in a waitin...

Traditioned innovation

Christian leaders need not choose between tradition and innovation. A way of thinking that holds the two in tension is crucial to the ongoing vitality and growth of our institutions. The church is stuck in a w...

Take a new look at an old tradition

Sometimes a new look at an old tradition can hit a nerve and get some attention Innovation is often confused with invention. And that is a good thing for a faith community that has been around for a few thousand plus years. Whatever we try has probably been t...