In the face of chaos, connective leaders participate in bringing order, and in the face of order, connective leaders participate in bringing chaos.
When a faith community knows only order without chaos, they can drift into stasis. When a faith community knows chaos without order, they will struggle to trust their participation in God's narritive. But when chaos and order dance together, dynamic faith rooted in God's story finds hope in the midst of a changing context.
-Dwight J. Friesen, Thy Kingdom Connected: What the Church Can Learn from Facebook, the Internet, and Other Networks (Baker, 2009) as quoted in this week's Leadership Journal