- The Brilliant Multiplicity of Life
A generation ago, observers noted that growing congregations were ones that gave clear (right and wrong) directions about life. These were… continue reading
- Feeding and Nurturing the Community
Creekside Church of the Brethren is a "not so big church" that has "BIG ideas" in Elkhart, IN.
Their church garden produced 9,000 lbs. of… continue reading
- The Chapel Celebrates Recovery
The Chapel in Fort Wayne has been hosting a Celebrate Recovery group for 13 years. Celebrate Recovery (CR) is a 12-step recovery program which… continue reading
- Team Learning Gets Results
“I wish our youth minister could’ve been here with me. I will do my best to share my experience with her.”
“I came by myself, so I’ll have… continue reading
- Compassionate Response to Sexual Assault Survivors
Though the #MeToo movement has brought greater media attention to sexual assault, it is not a new phenomenon. There are countless examples of… continue reading
- FACT Gearing Up for 2020 Survey
The new Faith Communities Today (FACT) survey is in the works. The survey officially launches next year, and FACT is in the process of finalizing… continue reading
- Did This Help?
We want to know what you think of the resources you discover on the CRG. Even if it didn’t help… especially if it didn’t help.
The… continue reading
- Building Space for Belonging
Faith communities often gather in groups for worship, study and play. But does your congregation have a place that helps you feel like you belong… continue reading
- Claiming Small
About 10 years ago, I met with a group of rural pastors in southern Indiana to hear about the tools and resources that would be helpful to them. “… continue reading
- Measuring Vitality in Congregations
What does a congregation mean when they describe themselves as spiritually vital? How does a congregation become vital? What is the relationship… continue reading