- Science Sharpens the Faith
For many, science and theology just don’t mix. Yet, that conversation recently started to change.
With the help of the John Templeton… continue reading
- Volunteering and Action
The Center for Congregations is pleased to offer this course, led by Group’s Equipping Institute, to congregations in Indiana in 2015-16. This… continue reading
- Empathy and Sympathy
This video by Brene’ Brown provides a visual representation of the difference between empathy and sympathy. Watch it. You will see yourself in it… continue reading
- Strategic Planning Made Simple
What is it? Why is it critical? What are the basic steps?
Many congregational leaders know they need strategic planning, but encounter… continue reading
- Visual Learning Helpful to Congregations
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is a pre-recorded webinar worth? I’m not sure, but I am finding helpful webinars for resourcing… continue reading
- Facilitation at a Glance
Effective congregational leaders need facilitation skills to build a team, lead meetings, guide decision-making and handle differences of opinion… continue reading
- 3 Kinds of Insider Language That Keep People Away From Your Church
Here's an interesting article from ChurchTechToday.com about insider's language that actually keeps people out!
"Churches are… continue reading
- Caregiving Ministries
I’ve known for some time that the demographic shift in the congregational world is increasingly moving towards older members. In the last year, I’… continue reading
- Helping Congregations Find the Resources they Need
The new Congregational Resource Guide (www.thecrg.org) is featured on Duke Divinity School’s Faith & Leadership website. The article is an… continue reading
- Reimagining and Redesigning Faith Formation
What if you could jumpstart faith formation and religious education in your congregation? What if you could discover new ways to reach those who… continue reading