“Certainty and routine breed complacency.” So wrote James Kouzes and Barry Posner in their celebrated book, “The Leadership Challenge.” If this is true, then we are in trouble, because churches love their routines. In this post, I want to explore the concept of open-minded thinking and how it might help us break out of the soul-crushing rut of routine. Churches should be learning communities, able to envision and implement effective strategies for reaching a rapidly…