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Young Adults on Council!?
October 5th, 2020
One phenomenon that Pivot NW has been watching closely across the last few years is 20-somethings joining the church council.Out of the 20-or-so churches that we've worked with, the number of 20-somet...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
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The Challenges of Young Adulthood
October 5th, 2020
One of the early defining questions of this project was whether to use the term Millenial or young adult when referring to our target demographic of 23 to 29-year-olds. We even floated 20-somethings a...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
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Variety of Story
October 5th, 2020
Thumbnail and main image: Sermon on the Mount by Carl Bloch (1877), Public Domain One of the first things we did when we started this project was to dream up an application that would be short enough ...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
The Anatomy of an Ideation Lab
October 1st, 2020
If you're anything like me, you might find the word "ideation" intimidating. What is it anyway? And "ideation lab?" I know most of us haven't had to set foot in a lab since high school or maybe colleg...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
George Floyd Protests
September 15th, 2020
Attached below is the statement from Pivot NW concerning the George Floyd protests. Along with the many congregations we work with we pray for our communities and especially with and for our brothers ...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
Succession and Sustainability: Our Year 3 Theme.
September 10th, 2020
Early on in the life of this grant we found ourselves giving general advice as to how to spend some of the considerable fund we had to give out. We had told our tier one churches that we were going to...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
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Young Adult Hospitality as Intergenerational Outreach
November 5th, 2019
In the Fall of 2019 Pivot NW attempted to host a dinner and panel discussion concerning Young Adult Hospitality. Our goal was simply to hear from voices in church and in the hospitality industry that ...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
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*UPDATE* Young Adult Hospitality Conversation Nov. 9
October 25th, 2019
***As of 10/29/19 we have cancelled this event due to a lower than anticipated interest. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns. We’d love to hear what of this idea was interesting t...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
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Pivot NW Fall 2019 Newsletter
October 25th, 2019
Click below to hear about research and innovation with the Pivot NW team this fall.http://archive.benchmarkemail.com/Pivot-Northwest/newsletter/Fall-2019-Digest ......  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
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Tech Innovation in Ministry Part 3
October 22nd, 2019
The Engagement PlatformIn the last blog, I wrote a bit about our decision to brand our grant: This was a necessary process of visualizing our app and creating a brand so that all of our content would ...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
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Tech Innovation in Ministry Part 2
October 22nd, 2019
BrandingWhat is the first thing that comes to mind when deciding to push into the tech frontier as a faith community?I am sure that question could be answered in a number of ways, many of which might ...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
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Tech Innovation in Ministry Part 1
October 22nd, 2019
To app or not to app?One of the values of Pivot NW is a commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and experimentation among our ministry partners. This was not just an idea tied to the origin of...  Read More
by Martin Jimenez
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