- 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
- Faith Life: A Millennial Perspective
Most people can carry a casual conversation with a young adult. If that seems like a challenge in your congregation, check out the first part of… continue reading
- Relationships: A Millennial Perspective
In a gathering of congregational leaders, the word “millennial” enters the conversation. A wave of uneasiness settles in —judgment, honest… continue reading
- Talking About Racism
Several congregations have recently asked for resources to help them talk about racism. As white congregations, they want to prepare for dialogue… continue reading
- Learning on the Run with Podcasts
Working as a consultant with the Center for Congregations means that I travel a good bit. Not only just my daily commute to work but I can… continue reading
- How Well Does Your Congregation Communicate?
If we were to play the old word association game, and I said “audit,” how would you respond? Finance? Inspection? IRS? Complicated?
You… continue reading