- The Immigration Alliance
Congregations who want to help immigrants and their families will be surprised to learn just how much they can do.
In addition to offering… continue reading
- Asking New Questions
It is time for out-of-the-box thinking. Pastor and author Jeffrey D. Jones says it is time to start asking new questions to lead our congregations… continue reading
- Mission Drift
Drifting off course is a constant danger in any oversea voyage. A skilled navigator must make adjustments to account for wind, weather and… continue reading
- Make Room for Young People
Writer Michael O'Laughlin says the way to infuse energy and vitality into the aging church is to encourage young leaders. "Apparently, like… continue reading
- Is It Time for a New Beginning?
A congregation of 75 is in a building meant for 400.
A congregation rapidly depletes its reserves to meet the annual budget.
- CRG Workspaces Promote Conversation Anytime, Anywhere
Conversation is a powerful tool for moving through and beyond challenges. Busy schedules create challenges themselves, often limiting the time we… continue reading
- Six Practices to Thriving
January is a time of fresh beginnings. Congregational leaders wanting to take a new look at their work might consider this resource: Thriving… continue reading
- Conducting Meaningful Meetings
The nature and quality of congregational meetings significantly impacts the health and direction of a congregation. Purposeful and participatory… continue reading
- Spice Up Your Worship
What makes worship boring is not style but monotony. So says Dr. Marcia McFee, a worship consultant with a background in music and theatre, as… continue reading
- Action Steps Toward Successful Fundraising
A Center for Congregations workshop on funding is creating a buzz in local congregations.
Text-to-give, conversation, strategy… continue reading