A PCL whitepaper by Graham Joseph Hill: Polycentric Christian Mission and Ministry: An Introduction: From Everyone to Everywhere
GUEST POST BY DR. KATHY ALLEN I have been reading the resilience literature to create a simple framework that would be easy to grasp while providing a directional heading for our organizations and ourselves. This is the first of a series of blogs that reflect this theme — building resilience in our systems.
Here are two articles that represent one church’s polycentric leadership model. Heart of God Church in Singapore is employing this creative approach. GUEST POST BY HEART OF GOD CHURCH – SINGAPORE 5 Senior Pastors at the Same Time Heart of God Church (HOGC-Singapore) is introducing and pioneering a model of senior leadership. Pastor Lia has […]
Web3 treasuries and polycentric governance
Blockchain communities need to embrace more tools for polycentric governance
Governing the many billions of dollars of digital assets in web3 treasuries is hard.
How big should your treasury be? Should you diversify? Who makes decisions? Who executes decisions? What do good decisions look like?
My aim in this piece is to argue that treasuries should embrace polycentric governance to solve these problems. And we need better [decentralised autonomous organisation] DAO tools to facilitate that polycentric innovation.
GUEST POST BY MATTHEW J. KRABILL, PH.D. The European missionary movement emerged outside the existing church structures, operating almost exclusively through separate mission boards, extra-ecclesial missionary orders, or voluntary societies, and relied on specific trained specialists. This arrangement produced an entrenched church/mission dichotomy in both missiology and mission praxis. Despite the fact that many old […]
GUEST POST BY MICHEL BAUWENS P2P and the Commons – General Introduction Peer-to-peer social processes are bottom-up processes whereby agents in a distributed network can freely engage in common pursuits, without external coercion. It is important to realize that distributed systems differ from decentralized systems, essentially because in the latter, the hubs are obligatory, while in […]
GUEST POST BY SANGEET PAUL CHOUDARY For those of us who grew up with Web2, Web3 bootstrapping is – as the Thais would put it – same same but different. In last week’s newsletter, I expanded on two of key tools in our web3 bootstrapping arsenal. The first – the shift from creator toolsets to […]
Bob Wilson’s dissertation.
Originally posted from: https://weamc.global/gc23registration/ In 2019 we decided on the theme of “Our Missions Future” not knowing what 2020 was going to bring. We then wondered about focusing on a sub-theme of “missions beyond the pandemic” but in light of other crises, that quickly seemed too restrictive. As time and conversations have gone the full theme […]
GUEST POST BY DANIEL OSPINA Original article at RnDAO Why talk about leadership? Let’s bring it back to the people. If you’ve ever been in an executive position, been an influential DAO member, or founded a new organisation, you’ll likely viscerally know the weight of responsibility. There can be so much work, so much uncertainty […]