Resources on Jason Byassee

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The Difficulty and Glory of Collaboration Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/blog/02-02-2011/jason-byassee-the-difficulty-and-glory-collaboration Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Leadership , Trinity , Community Source: Faith and Leadership An unusual musical partnership shows Christian institutional leaders how and why to work together. Jason Byassee discusses his observations of the musical partnership and how it applies. Marathons as Grace or Heresy? Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/jason-byassee-marathons-grace-or-heresy Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Grace , Spirituality, piety, devotion , Good works Source: Faith and Leadership Does the desire to complete marathons have similar impulses as Pelagianism? Jason Byassee reflects upon his marathon experience. To run 26.2 miles is a massive achievement. But grace is always greater than our works. Saint Lebowski Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/blog/12-15-2010/jason-byassee-saint-lebowski Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Intergenerational issues , Consumerism , Cultures Source: Faith and Leadership The Dude, a character from the movie "The Big Lebowski" is an appropriate icon for those of us tempted to achieve our way to greatness. Jason Byassee recommends him as a saint to generation X. The ironies of leadership Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/jason-byassee-ironies-leadership?utm_source=conceptpage&utm_medium=principle&utm_campaign=transformativeleadership Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Leadership , Institution , Pastoral leadership , Wisdom Source: Faith and Leadership Jason Byassee reflects on the ironies of Christian leadership as we all follow a leader who was crowned with thorns. We tread, then, with both caution and courage, and with an eye open for surprise. On Not Knowing What to Say Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/jason-byassee-not-knowing-what-say Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Silence , Prayer , Scripture , Evil Source: Faith and Leadership Jason Byassee writes that Christian leaders who are expected to speak out on tragic events don’t have to join the media noise. Silence and prayer, especially using the words of scripture, are good alternatives. My God and your God Sermon (Complete) by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/my-god-and-your-god Sermon (Complete) by Jason Byassee Topics: Friendship , Samuel , Mary , Jesus Source: Faith and Leadership Jason Byassee's commencement sermon offers three points for beginning pastors: how God works through institutions; the need for intimate friendships; and being ready to be surprised by Jesus. Moses in Midrash Commentary/Exegesis by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/moses-midrash?page=full Commentary/Exegesis by Jason Byassee Topics: Hebrew Bible , Moses , Murder , Leadership Source: Faith and Leadership Jason Byassee turns to the work of Bryna Jocheved Levy, a contemporary practitioner of the ancient Jewish practice of midrash, to better understand Moses' act of murdering an Egyptian in Exodus 2:11-14. Small Acts, Great Transformations Sermon Illustration by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/small-acts-great-transformations Sermon Illustration by Jason Byassee Topics: Leadership , Racism , Reconciliation Source: Faith and Leadership Jason Byassee examines how the stories of Nelson Mandela and the town of La Chambone in France illustrate how small acts of goodness can quickly become large movements of transformation. Eschatological innovation Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/eschatological-innovation Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Advent , Culture , Work , Eschatology Source: Faith and Leadership Jason Byassee says that "reasonable apocalypticism" combines looking forward to Christ's second advent with working to better our world. The parousia "is not a rupture with the present age. It is its fulfillment." Jean Vanier, gentleness and power Sermon Illustration by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/content/jean-vanier-gentleness-and-power Sermon Illustration by Jason Byassee Topics: Gentleness , Image of God , Leadership , Incarnation Source: Faith and Leadership Jason Byassee's overview of the leadership and work of Jean Vanier (1928-2019), founder of the L’Arche communities, provides an example of a gentle leader who saw how Jesus was incarnated in all people. The Ironies of Leadership Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/content/jason-byassee-the-ironies-leadership Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Leadership , Business , Imitation of Christ , Servant Leadership Source: Faith and Leadership In this article, Jason Byassee shares and explains his IRONIES aronmy for transformative Christian leadership that stands for integrate, remember, observe, network, inquire, experiment, and strategize. Sari Bari Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/sari-bari Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Freedom , Women , Name , Slavery Source: Faith and Leadership Jason Byassee tells the story of Sari Bari, an initiative where women in the sex trade in India turn old saris into art that aims to help them regain their freedom. Ask Hard Questions Sermon (Complete) by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/jason-byassee-ask-hard-questions Sermon (Complete) by Jason Byassee Topics: Mystery , Truth , God , Doubt Source: Faith and Leadership In his sermon on Genesis 3:1-7, 21 and John 18:28-40, Jason Byassee invites us to ask and receive hard questions because of who we believe God is. God is a mystery, not a puzzle. What Is Pentecost? Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/jason-byassee-what-pentecost Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Pentecost , Faith , Holy Spirit , Fellowship Source: Faith and Leadership This article by Jason Byassee explains what happened at Pentecost in Acts 2 and emphasizes that Pentecost brought believes together and inspired passion. The Humility of Dust Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/content/the-humility-dust Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Ash Wednesday , Repentance , Leadership , Humility Source: Faith and Leadership This Ash Wednesday article by Jason Byassee reflects on St. Augustine's instructions for leaders in society. Byassee explains that Augustine recommended that leaders imitate the saints while engaging in repentance and humility. Holy Money Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/holy-money Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Money , Holiness , Offering , Gift Source: Faith and Leadership In times of economic upheaval, it’s especially important to articulate a positive theology of money. In this article, Jason Byassee offers pastors a theological reflection on money. A Theology of Institutions Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/content/theology-institutions?utm_source=conceptpage&utm_medium=principle&utm_campaign=vibrantinstitutions Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Church , Creation , Redemption , Reconciliation Source: Faith and Leadership While often we are not mindful of institutions, Jason Byassee examines them in light of creation, reconciliation and redemption. Scattering Seeds Sermon (Complete) by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/jason-byassee-scattering-seeds Sermon (Complete) by Jason Byassee Topics: Awareness of God , Faith , Leadership , Ministry Source: Faith and Leadership In the parable of the sower (Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23), the planter flings seeds everywhere, without regard for where they land. What kinds of ministry spring up when Christians pursue innovative ideas, however unlikely they may seem? Straining toward holiness...together. Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/jason-byassee-straining-toward-holiness-together Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Discipline , Community , Vocation Source: Faith and Leadership Jesus’ hardest commands are signs that we can’t be Christian in isolation. A Blessing, Father Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/jason-byassee-blessing-father Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Blessing , Ordination , Saints Source: Faith and Leadership Catholic ordination grants the power to bless, courtesy of the communion of the saints.

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