Exposing Vulnerabilities…

Exposing Vulnerabilities…


As a third generation Asian American, I still find it rather difficult to share my personal feelings in public. We are taught to keep such feelings private, and not bother other people with one’s own emotions. This cultural trait makes sharing in a public forum like this one especially difficult. But what I am learning by people such as Brene Brown (see her book, Daring Greatly) is that by sharing vulnerability, we model a form of leadership that allows for a culture of risk, experimentation and failure. Nothing is more important to the future of our church than creating this culture of innovation and growth, and this means leadership that is transparent and vulnerable.

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Grant Hagiya

Bishop Grant Hagiya serves the Greater Northwest Episcopal Area, providing leadership to the Oregon-Idaho, Pacific Northwest and Alaska Conferences.

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