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Mainline Protestants and disruptive innovation

Mainline Protestants can still have an exciting and life-giving future. Living into that future will require us to learn deeply Harvard business professor Clayton Christensen's lessons of disruptive innovation, say three United Methodist Church leaders.

In this series of articles, Kenneth H. Carter Jr., L. Gregory Jones and Susan Pendleton Jones explore disruptive innovation and what it means for the future of mainline Protestantism.

Disruptive Innovation

Mainline Protestants and disruptive innovation

Mainline Protestants can still have an exciting and life-giving future -- if they learn the lessons of disruptive innovation from the steel industry and other organizations, say three Christian institutional leaders.

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