Tag: reflections

Philip, Ethiopian Eunuch, You and Me (Part One)

Philip, Ethiopian Eunuch, You and Me (Part One)

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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.
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Innovation: From Buzzword to Renewal

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As innovation becomes a buzzword, it’s easy for church leaders to reduce it to a trend. But how might it play a powerful role in renewal?
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Why Does the Church Need Innovation?

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Michael Binder explains how the church can benefit from innovation practices such as design thinking--not for its own sake, but
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Raising Stewards

Raising Stewards

Include stewardship as part of the "must-learns" for young people in your congregation.
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Winner-Takes-All? Gaming Church Structures

Winner-Takes-All? Gaming Church Structures

While we seek another way, the mindset of our culture is obsessed with winning and losing. Someone’s going to end
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Pounding on the Pulpit

Pounding on the Pulpit

What if people were inspired by love at the thought of stewardship, instead of sighing with exasperation? After all, isn’t
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Capital Success

Capital Success

One of the assignments I give students in our Money & the Mission of the Church class invites them to
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Tithed & Tired vs "Storied & Inspired"

Tithed & Tired vs “Storied & Inspired”

For many Christians, the word “stewardship” seems like a gilded demand for “tithing,” giving 10% of one’s income to a
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