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Jud Hendrix
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Interests: yoga, meditation practices, mysticism, models of community, integral studies, body work, Reiki
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Translate this into a Church and a Presbytery. Wow! Thanks Howard Mason! ___________ From My Experience by Howard Mason An Organization Designed for Innovation I have found myself in discussions about designing the organization of the future - one deeply rooted in a culture of innovation. The longer the conversation... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2011 at Communivate
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The Ecclesia Project recieved an official blessing from the Presbytery of Mid Kentucky on February 26. Here is a link to the Full Description. A talented and ecuminical Commission was also blessed and empowered to oversee the Project: Betty Meadows, Andrew Miller, Greg Alexander, Phillip Lotspeich, Randy Wilcher, Rachel Parsons,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2011 at Communivate
A Brief Overview of The Passion Summit Idea The idea is for the PCUSA denomination to host a global Passion Summit on the off years of the General Assembly, similar to how the “Big Tent” functions now. The Summit would link through virtual media large regional gatherings (possible Synods) across... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2011 at Communivate
For Pastors, Leaders and Worship Teams (Hosted by The Ecclesia Project of Mid Kentucky Presbyter) 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ James Lees Presbyterian (1741 Frankfort Ave) 9:00 PM Optional Creative Lectionary Study with James Lees, CCC and Kinesis Please RSVP to Jud Hendrix (judhendrix@insightbb.com) Those who create and lead... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2010 at Communivate
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4 Approaches to Organizational Change There are at least four ways or approaches for doing organizational change. Each approach is valid in its own right and all are needed for effective and lasting change. However, we may find ourselves more drawn to one or two of these approaches based on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2010 at Communivate
I recently attended the US Social Forum in Detroit, Michigan. It was powerful and moving to see hundreds of marginalized groups and communities of people creatively claiming and envisioning their individual and communal lives. They had some appropriately harsh words for the systems and powers which they experienced as oppressing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2010 at Communivate
I love a good question. Nothing like a well thought out question to raise the consciousness in a room, or to freak out a dinner guest. There are actually people in my life who will request that I not ask any questions when we go out to eat. It tends... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2010 at Communivate
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Mar 15, 2010
Life Togethering: The Theology, Theory and Practice of Intentional Christian Community Facilitated by Rev. Jud Hendrix & Guests Monday Evenings April 19 – May 24 (6 weeks) 7:00 PM – 8:30 PMBardstown Road Presbyterian (1722 Bardstown Rd) Do you want to be more skillful in your communal life? Do you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2010 at Communivate
I have had a long journey with the concept of "obsession" you could say an obsession with it. For the spiritually life it seems deadly, but for the social change world its a real gem of a personality trait. Spiritually speaking, any obsession keeps us from being free and open... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2010 at Communivate
Could there ever be a problem with the practice of empathy? Maybe so. One of the ideas that has been the most challenging to me in Edwin Friendman's book, Failure of Nerve is his critical, yet insightful, analysis of the practice "empathy." In his chapter entitled, Survival In A Hostile... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2010 at Communivate
Very helpful and simple ways to understand Christian Community. Why do we put so many other requirements onto being church. And with these definitions of Christian community their seems to be an endless number of paths, ecclesiologes and methods. It would seem that being transformed by and following the path of Christ in COMMUNITY could be made more simple. Scott and Tony are we revealing our Congregationalist background?
Last week at the Presbytery meeting I said jokingly, "this may sound crazy but... you have permission to create a Christian community that is transformative for you and the for world." That statement seems to have resonated on both a humorous and a serious level. It states the obvious, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2010 at Communivate
Are We In Imaginative Gridlock? I am reading Edwin H Friedman's book, "A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix" and finding many gems of insight on multiple levels from my family relationships, to leadership in my spiritual community and especially in my thinking about how... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2010 at Communivate
I am reading an interesting book about creativity and innovation in organizations called, "The Ten Faces of Innovation" by Tom Kelley. In his book he defines a variety of different roles that help an organization becoming more creative and innovative. It takes a variety of people with different skills and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2010 at Communivate