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Who Is God Sending Your Way? Collegiality Is Crucial to Adaptation

God with grace and abundance connects us to one another
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Finding Abundance in the Badlands: Collaboration in Worship and Community

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How can churches overcome technology limits
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Spiritual Direction vs. Therapy: What Is the Difference?

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Therapy, spiritual direction, and confession are gifts
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Signs of Hope and Generosity: Stewardship in Times of Disaster Recovery

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Life changing beliefs for disaster response
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Faithful Innovation Summit: Distributed Story

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A keynote by Rev. Dr. Joy J. Moore
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The Spirit Speaks in Verse: Poetry as a Blessing to Ministry

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The experience of poetry can transform ministry
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Responding to God’s Work: Congregational Discipleship

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Congregations can respond to the way God grows disciples
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Stewardship This Fall

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Steps to take now to prepare for fall stewardship
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Faithful Innovation Summit: Distributed Discipleship

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A keynote by The Rev. Stephanie Spellers
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Can a Church Leader Be a Good Friend?

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Challenges to forming friendships with the demands of ministry
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Ten Ways to Be a Lifesaving Church During this Pandemic

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Churches can help those experiencing mental health struggles
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A Better Story: Leveraging Real Estate for Mission & Money

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A church's story about redevelopment sets the tone for financial sustainability
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What I’m Celebrating Now: Women in Ministry Special Worship Service

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A virtual service to celebrate the ordination of women
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Faithful Innovation Summit: Learning to Pivot

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A keynote from the Faithful Innovation summit
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Tending to Communal Trauma Through Spiritual Practices

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A key to leadership health is tending to trauma
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Our Money Story: Stewardship Resources for Creativity & Crisis

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A holistic and artful approach to stewardship
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What I’m Reading Now: When the Heart Waits

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A book for those full of questions
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The Path to Resiliency

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Help for the long journey of ministry
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Should I Participate in the Online Faithful Innovation Learning Community Training?

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Meeting people where they are means doing new things.

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Ministry Without Maps

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It is possible to navigate in new ways.
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Congregation Spotlight: Learning to Listen

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A community that has deepened relationships through innovation.
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Seeking God in the Face of Disaster

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When faced with disaster, resist giving in to fear.
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What I’m Listening To: “Another Name for Everything”

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A reader recommends a podcast that is bringing healing.
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Sources for Ecotheology

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Creation care takes on new meaning now.
Faithful Adaptation: Stay Signed On

Faithful Adaptation: Stay Signed On

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A video and podcast about what's next for online church.
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Reset your Stewardship Ministry—Crisis Response to COVID -19

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Look for opportunities to recover and grow in new ways.
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COVID-19 Stages of Grief

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Every type of loss requires grieving.
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5 Practices to Encourage Congregations in Faithful Innovation

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Ancient spiritual practices meet cutting-edge innovation.
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Wedding Bells Are Still Ringing: The Creativity of Pandemic Weddings

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A clear and creative guide for every step of the wedding process.
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What I’m Reading: “The End of Youth Ministry?”

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A helpful book for uncertain times.
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Shifting Ground

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Patterns of giving have changed and continue to shift.
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Faithful Adaptation: Discipleship and Evangelism in a Virtual World

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A free webinar presentation and podcast
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Leading With Vulnerability

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Empower others to be authentic
Accompanying Young Adults in Liminal Spaces

Accompanying Young Adults in Liminal Spaces

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Churches can be there for young adults going through change in challenging times.

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