Finding ways that don’t work for church by Darryl Tempero

PressGo’s new “Give it a Go” funding for small projects will be launched in the next few months and will be looking for the sort of “experiments” Darryl is talking about in this posting on Candour.

Candour

I worry sometimes that I am not failing enough. Many would say these days to discover new ways of being church we need to try new things, which means taking a risk that it might not work. Experimentation and failure are vital – with one major problem. It’s no fun to fail.  I’ve heard the Thomas Edison quote all my life: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”  I’m not sure it helps – after all, how much patience will people around us have with ten failures, or even five? Do I have the patience or courage to fail?

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