Christian communities need to be centers of deep listening, where God's presence is named and life-giving relationships are formed across all dimensions of diversity, both within and beyond the church.



The world is changing. 

Stay up to date on the latest research, resources, and reflections exploring how to cultivate Christian faith in the 21st century. 


Washington DC

The Church’s Call During a Global Pandemic in an Election Year

Insight to lead through the divisive mix of politics and religion
happy face

I’ve Been Honored (Learning from the Lab)

Churches have found creative ways to honor pastors

What Could Your Congregation Learn from Ministry on a Multi-Faith College Campus?

Make commitments and watch cross-cultural understanding grow
couple sunset

What I’m Reading Now: Blessed Are the Nones

A resource for interfaith marriages
Anti Racist Trust Team

How to Build an Anti-Racist Trust Team

A tool for finding support and accountability in anti-racism work.
toddler on couch

Looking Out for the Littles: 4 Ways Churches Can Care For the Preschool-and-Under Set During the Pandemic

Simple ways to build faith and support parents with young children

Finding Abundance in the Badlands: Collaboration in Worship and Community

How can churches overcome technology limits

Who We Are Matters to Our Ministry

Identity matters for the pastor and each person in church
photo of friends

Can a Church Leader Be a Good Friend?

Challenges to forming friendships with the demands of ministry
friends talking

Deepen Humility and Compassion with the IDI

Develop practices that are cross-culturally responsive
tea and journals

Ten Ways to Be a Lifesaving Church During this Pandemic

Churches can help those experiencing mental health struggles
praying in church

What I’m Celebrating Now: Women in Ministry Special Worship Service

A virtual service to celebrate the ordination of women
mic at protest

What Does This Have to Do with Me?: God’s Call to Persist in Our Anti-Racism Work

White Christians have many options to become anti-racist
Mountain Bike Forest

The Path to Resiliency

Help for the long journey of ministry
Friends on balcony

The Practice of Unfreezing

Break the ice with embodied conversations about race.
Back of head in church

Congregation Spotlight: Learning to Listen

A community that has deepened relationships through innovation.
man with corn

Food As The Front Door: Father Divine, The Peace Mission Movement & Radical Ministry For Our Time

Black churches, farmers, and business owners work for food justice.
Two people holding phones

Faithful Adaptation: Discipleship and Evangelism in a Virtual World

A free webinar presentation and podcast

Don't Miss an Insight

Get The Faith+Leader delivered directly to your inbox.

Unsubscribe anytime. We'll never rent or share your information.