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Culture? Environment? It Is ALL Subject To Change!


changeCulture and The Change Within…

Lately I have been feeling the pressure to change the culture. Not just the culture of my community but the culture of the church.  There is a lot out there about the culture and what we “need” to do but my thinking is along the following lines.

From Merriam’s a particular definition set. In bold I am hitting some key words.

a :  the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations

b :  the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; also :  the characteristic features of everyday existence (as diversions or a way of life} shared by people in a place or time <popular culture> <southern culture>

c :  the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization <a corporate culture focused on the bottom line>

d :  the set of values, conventions, or social practices associated with a particular field, activity, or societal characteristic <studying the effect of computers on print culture> Continue reading Culture? Environment? It Is ALL Subject To Change!