at the dawn of this new year, i announced that i’d founded a not-for-profit organization known as (un)common good collective. i’ve reached out to a number of friends and followers of my work and asked for their fiscal support in the development of this organization, designed to serve as a shared resource organization to provide services for and fund the work of churches, organizations and individuals within an expanding network of those seeking to do good work in the world.
as it turns out, ’doing good’ is quite common.
countless people are working toward an articulation and expression of a more just and generous expression of faith than what’s previously passed for christianity.
that’s actually quite common.
what is historically uncommon, however, is the intentional collaboration and the sharing of resources within these communities of do-gooders.
perceived competition for public platform and donor dollars along with varying other degrees of buerocratic red tape too often hinders truly collaborative work across our networks, and often stifles the imagination of, as one of my friends says, ‘a more beautiful world our hearts know is possible.’
(un)common good collective seeks to transcend the scarcity mindset which too often hinders a spirit of co-operation m out of the abundance of our time, treasure and talent across a shared eco-system of goodness. Continue Reading…