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Stories explain who we are and how we got to be this way, but some stories limit organizations.
In the midst of chaotic times, using innovation thinking can help us discover new ways to lead.
Revive these spiritual practices to connect with God and bring authentic joy to your preaching.
It can be a struggle for Christians to promote their own writing. Learn why our views on this matter.
A dualistic way of thinking about leadership is limiting. Learn to tend to the soul of an institution as a transformative way forward.
"Red State Christians" author Angela Denker considers Ash Wednesday through the lens of national uncertainty, Ezra, Nehemiah...and the 400-meter dash.
Many preachers struggle to craft a clear message that also focuses enough on God. Use these strategies to start doing both.
"Red State Christians" author Angela Denker explains why she's hopeful about the future of political discourse in America.
The leader of a resource center for spiritual writers examines how faith leaders can address the challenges they face in reaching their audiences.
Find out the one question that makes "Red State Christians" author Angela Denker's blood boil...and why it does.
Find out why MicroGrants CEO Don Samuels says the willingness to "not know" is the first requirement in transforming the world.
Angela Denker, author of "Red State Christians," explains how she's learned to discuss politics without being partisan.
Read pastor Phil Ruge-Jones insights from guiding a congregation through an in-depth study of Acts 16.
Angela Denker, the author of "Red State Christians," offers some concrete suggestions for addressing issues around Christianity and nationalism.
In her new book Diana Butler Bass traces her evolution from being a self-described ungrateful person to discovering the power of gratitude to change her life.
2019 was filled with great stories at Luther Faith+Lead--take a look back and enjoy twelve of our most popular.
Practice being vulnerable with your neighbors by allowing them to serve you.
A stewardship pledge is about more than just paying the pastor's salary or the church's electric bill. It's about your spiritual health and survival.
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Not everyone celebrated Christmas in America's early colonies. Learn more about how Christmas became established in America in part two of our three-part series on the history of Christmas.
The story of how Christmas has been celebrated in Christian history contains surprises for most of us. Read the first of our three-part series on the history of Christmas.
While our instinct for stewarding wellness tends to be for individuals, it should also apply to the congregation as a whole. Learn how to gauge your congregation's health and the actions you can take to improve it.
This breakthrough practice is for anyone in your neighborhood to come together and share an experience around art.
Training from Luther Seminary introduced faithful innovation concepts to two Wisconsin churches. Watch their story and learn more.
Robert Hay, Jr. looks at the underestimated value of giving thanks to your church members, and how an old-fashioned hand-written note can build a stronger, more authentic relationship.
Watch Mary Hess’ Boston College Presentation: “Finding Faith in the Maelstrom – Storytelling as a Source of Hope”
"We know who we are in relation to God in large measure by the stories we share."
Cameron Howard points to the Old Testament as a valuable resource for understanding times of change and the need for innovation.
How do you turn generosity from a thought into a behavior? In part two of his look at generosity as discipleship, Larry Strenge examines the second and third shifts in mindset he feels are needed.
Read part two of Rev. Dr. Stephanie Spellers inspirational, insightful, and winding journey of faith.
In part one of a two-part series, Pastor Larry Strenge shares the first of three mindset shifts he sees as being necessary for cultivating generosity.
This breakthrough practice helps you build community, show support for your neighbors, and experience God’s presence in daily life.
For the Ethiopian eunuch, the Holy Spirit sent Philip. For Reverend Canon Dr. Stephanie Spellers, it was Lutherans. Learn more about her inspiring journey to Christianity.
Does Good Debt = Good People? Read part two of Katherine Shaner's look at the difference God's grace can make in the way we think about our money and our debts.