- Who Are You?
Experts who work with congregations say that a congregation’s understanding of its own “identity” is crucial. I hear this often. This may seem… continue reading
- Conversation Starters for Discussion of Civility and Racial Tension
Awareness... Decision... Action...
Many years ago, I learned this three-word phrase as a mantra describing a process needed to bring… continue reading
- What about Crowdfunding?
What about crowdfunding? Perhaps someone in your congregation has asked that question in a brainstorming session on how to fund a mission trip or… continue reading
- Volunteers: Finding the Best Fit
Recently a small group of congregational representatives were discussing the challenges of recruiting volunteers for major initiatives within the… continue reading
- What if Money Was No Object?
What if money was no object?
If you have ever played that thinking game – just for fun or as an approach to a challenge – you may recall… continue reading
- Taking Advantage of Online Learning Opportunities
In a recent education event, John Roberto from LifeLong Faith Associates stated that congregational educators need to move away from being content… continue reading
- Something Beautiful for Youth
Lately I’ve been looking for user-friendly youth group curriculum. By “user-friendly,” I’m talking…
... no extra… continue reading
- A Simple Tool for Infographics
Are you using infographics? Do you know what an infographic is? According to Wikipedia, infographics “…are graphic visual representations of… continue reading
- Digital Donation Tools
A recent article in Bloomberg Business Week described a growing trend among some congregations to offer a variety of digital tools for donors: "… continue reading
- Appreciative Leadership
I’m finding a lot to appreciate in the rhythms of congregational life from the book Appreciative Leadership: Focus on What Works to Drive Winning… continue reading