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- 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
- Divergent Church
Innovation is a buzz word making its way into the world of religion and congregational life. At the heart of the word innovate is the concept of… continue reading