Amy Butler and Brian McLaren Discussing: Why Host A Village @Soularize?

 

Are you an entrepreneurial leader of a faith community, co-working space or organization? Are you looking for ways to connect your community to a global conversation centered on Humane Spirituality? 

Brian McLaren and Rev. Dr. Amy Butler discuss the role of Soularize in the early emerging church movement and where they think we are headed next and how this may apply to your own faith community.  

Learn more about the ways you can collaborate with Soularize to create your own event and reach more people in your local area.

The Village model is designed to unleash your entrepreneurial spirit, moving beyond the traditional satellite event hierarchy. Imagine joining our revolutionary hybrid learning party from the context of your own faith community, while still having a global impact.

Learn how you can create your own local event by choosing the Soularize content you want to stream and then contributing any additional content you want to share....

Continue Reading...

Barry Taylor - Soularize Arts Curator, Discussing: Why Showcase your Art @Soularize?

Uncategorized Jul 15, 2021
 

We are calling artists working in any medium to join us in creating an arts environment where we can share our work and the spiritual and theological ideas that inspire our work. We are looking for art that addresses this year's Soularize theme, Humane Spirituality.

In this often divided age we live in, where people throw barbs and slogans from their ideological positions, we believe that a different kind of spirituality is called for, one that celebrates and works towards a richer expression of our humanity.

The Covid pandemic has raised anxiety and revealed many of the unhealthy practices our societies have traded in which cause inequality, suffering and despair. Many are calling for a return to ‘normal, we are calling for something more, a new normal, where different values shape the world we live, things like kindness, generosity and compassion. Art can both reveal and speak to the human condition and invite us to reflect on what it means to be human. 

If you’re...

Continue Reading...

Soularize 2021 a global hybrid learning party for Spiritual Innovators (online and in person)

Uncategorized Jul 08, 2021

SOULARIZE ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL AND PHYSICAL GLOBAL LEARNING PARTIES FOR SPIRITUAL THOUGHT LEADERS

Leading Up to a Live In-Person and Virtual Event October 21-23, The Soularize Community Connects to Collaborate with Other Innovators and Creatives. 

NEWPORT BEACH, CA.  July 12, 2021 — Spencer Burke, author, speaker and founder of multiple spiritual-based businesses, is honored to announce Soularize 2021, a meeting place for spiritual innovators. Soularize is a unique platform where participants from all over the globe are able to connect, collaborate, learn, and unleash their creativity. The virtual program launched on June 1, 2021 and continues through its physical event, Soularize LIVE, October 21-23, 2021, hosted at Fullerton First Methodist Church in Fullerton, CA. The theme of this year’s 20th Anniversary Event is Humane Spirituality.

“As faith communities around the world begin to envision a post-pandemic society, our desire is to provide a space to...

Continue Reading...

Soularize 2021 at a Glance

 

Soularize 2021 is a Global Learning Party

A collaborative community built just for spiritual innovators like  you. As faith communities around the world begin to envision a post-pandemic society, we need to engage,  connect, and unleash collaboration and creativity. Our desire is to provide a space to interact, discover new  and diverse voices, build relationships, and grow resources to help encourage and launch projects. 

* Engage. Soularize brings together like-minded people and new voices from the fringe. We’ll  participate in crucial conversations, get feedback, and refine our ideas. Interact with workshop content and presenters ahead of time via our app. 

* Connect. Our app enables you to connect with other attendees in multiple ways. Explore each other’s  passions and projects; set up virtual meetups; have impromptu face-to-face conversations; instantly  share contact information; participate in Soularize LIVE locally by...

Continue Reading...

Why don’t we stay on the sidewalk?

Why don’t we stay on the sidewalk?
 
It seems when a new business, restaurant or parking lot pops up in my neighborhood they spend a lot of money on fencing, landscaping and design work to try to persuade pedestrians to enter their establishments where they want them to. But inevitably sidewalks are abandoned, landscaping is trampled down and sometimes even fences are reconfigured by the shoppers who are seeking entry to their destinations.
 
I took this photograph and named it “reality.”
 
 
No matter how clever or how well-designed or aesthetically pleasing our solutions are people will blaze their own path. We can try to defend our decisions or cast judgment on why the masses are wrong or we can acknowledge we need a reality check.
 
Why should ministry planning begin with observation?
 
In lean methodology one of the main mantras is “love the problem not your solution.“
 
When I share this quote it’s always...
Continue Reading...
Close

50% Complete

Spencer Burke Updates

MONTHLY UPDATES

Each month you can peek inside what I am reading, conversations, musings and links for spiritual innovators