By Sam Hodges
Sept. 3, 2019 | UM News

-from D Magazine

By Mark Dent

- from Relevant

Should churches be a place to do business? CBS This Morning ran an interesting story this weekend that looks at a new trend among some churches that are struggling to stay open. (March 18, 2019)

- from CBS Morning News

Missional Wisdom Foundation helps congregations become a place for commerce. (March 16, 2019)

from Fox Business

Missional Wisdom Foundation Executive Director Rev. Larry Duggins and White Rock United Methodist Church Pastor Mitchell Boone on how they are helping U.S. churches combat low attendance and high costs. (December 18, 2018)

Jim Dennison includes a discussion of the work of Missional Wisdom Foundation. (November 30, 2018)

- from CityLab

Three blocks from my Brooklyn apartment, a large brick structure stretches toward heaven. Tourists recognize it as a church - the building’s bell tower and stained glass windows give it away - but worshippers haven’t gathered here in years. (November 26, 2018)

- from The Atlantic

Religious communities often face a choice: Sell off the buildings they can no longer afford, or find a way to fill them with new uses. Quotes from leader Larry Duggins, featuring The Mix and Haw Creek Commons. (November 25, 2018)

When Hurricane Florence pounded the North Carolina coast, Randy Evans (a Fall 2017 Launch & Lead student), opened his home to people living outdoors. That act of hospitality exemplifies his ministry, which offers community and friendship to the poor. (November 13, 2018)

Randy Evans, a Fall 2017 Launch & Lead student, is awarded for his pioneering work in evangelism. (June 29, 2018)

The Mix Coworking has been featured as one of the 15 Best Coworking Spaces for Dallas Startups & Entrepreneurs. (May 18, 2018)

MWF Director of Spritual Formation, Matt Johnson, is featured as a Person of Interest in Wichita Magazine. (April 2, 2018)

The Ahadi Collective finds community and hope while turning out handmade works of art. (March 23, 2018)

The Rev. Deborah Coble (Launch & Lead graduate and past pilgrimage participant), was named 2018 Communicator of the Year by the United Methodist Association of Communicators. (March 9, 2018)

Four people [MWF Launch & Lead grads!] are making the south central, or "SoCe," part of Wichita a friendlier place to live. (March 5, 2018)

Randy Evans is a current Launch & Lead student, who has a heart for people living in poverty. (March 1, 2018)

Launch & Lead graduates in South Central Wichita are proving that good neighbors lead to great things. (March 1, 2018)

Launch & Lead graduates and hub leaders are looking to transform South Central Wichita...and the nation. (February 27, 2018)

"The Mix Coworking & Creative Space, the cozy artist-friendly space in an East Dallas church basement, [is] where you will find African refugees repurposing donated fabric scraps into pillows and local caterers rolling out pie dough in the new commercial kitchen." (February 2, 2018)