How can we renew the church’s identity and help in join God’s work in the 21st century?
Set work free in four simple steps
Michael Binder explains how the church can benefit from innovation practices such as design thinking–not for its own sake, but to discover and follow where the Holy Spirit is leading. Put this learning into practice. Join us at the Faithful Innovation Summit, July 24-26, 2019 in Minneapolis.
There are many G-words in the English-speaking church world; God, Good, Glory, Giving. But in the work of stewardship and congregation maintenance, peering closely at budgets and the results of giving campaigns, squinting at the numbers can obscure the big “G”s of Grace and Gratitude. This week, Sean Mitchell explains the importance of gratitude strategies from his years of experience …
There is no one right way to evaluate the performance of a senior minister. However, there are many ways to do it that can harm the relationship between minister and the congregation.
Why did we build Faith+Lead–and where do we believe God is calling?
Do you have to fire someone to fix a toxic team culture?
What do leaders need to know, or know how to do, to be faithful and effective in a rapidly changing world?
As we near the end of Advent with anticipation for another year of hearing Mary’s powerful testimony in the Magnificat (Luke 1:39-55), I’m struck by the emphasis on money in our Christmas story. In Mary’s short song, she mentions the poor and hungry, the rich and powerful, and the blessings of God. When at its best, the church can be …
In this week’s post, Rev. Anna Ostenso Moore describes her recent journey to “yes” and stewardship. Even for those of us who love preaching, addressing money in the pulpit can be provoke anxiety, doubt, and shame. In this week’s post, Anna calls out what helped her find her stewardship grounding. In next week’s post she’ll share the fruits of the …