“If the paradigm doesn’t work, executing the paradigm better actually makes things worse. You climb the ladder only to find it’s leaning against the wrong wall.”
Dave Browning, Deliberate Simplicity: How the Church Does More by Doing Less (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009), 21.
This can be said of many things, e.g. the latest democratic reform in Hong Kong for the Chief Executive and Legislative Council, the exponential growth of computing technology, and how my generation is shifting away from the modernistic, success-oriented approach to church ministry.