Author Archives: Mark Matlock

Fear This.

How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver! Proverbs 16:16 (NIV) I think what fascinates me about wisdom is that it is non-discriminatory. You can have a Phd and lack wisdom, but you can … Continue reading

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Can You Measure Wisdom?

It has been said, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” I don’t want to believe such a corporate management bumper sticker, but it does ring true. Even if something improves organically without intention, we still note its … Continue reading

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In The Beginning There Were Index Cards

It was the summer of 1995. I had just made a decision to leave Shepherd Ministries the organization that produced The Student Conference With Dawson McAllister to go out on my own. ┬áBut go where to do what? I had … Continue reading

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FAQ About The Dec 6 UnConference

So far there has been great response to the Youth Ministry UnConference we’ll be hosting in Dec, including youth ministers in several other cities wanting to do the same in their communities. Many questions have come my way about this … Continue reading

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Youth Ministry UnConference December 6 Day Of Dreaming

In my quest for wisdom, I’ve been learning about collaboration and the structures for gathering people to leverage their collective wisdom. Open Space Technology is one such method, and we will be using it here –> About a month ago … Continue reading

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Wisdom Hacker Goes Live Nov 1

Because I wanted to get the word out about the Day of Dreaming, I went ahead and made this blog live a week earlier than planned. Technically, my first post will begin November 1st. Thanks for your continued interest. Mark

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