Fear and Anger Unearthed Through Dialogue

Center for Stewardship Leaders Cultivate Community

This week we continue our Stewarding Difficult Conversations series with an author who has real experience navigating conflict. Carly Cubit applies these lessons to congregations, and urges us to embrace the challenge, even if — or, because — it’s hard work. Yours truly, Adam Copeland, Center for Stewardship Leaders Fear and Anger Unearthed through Dialogue Carly Cubit Real, intense, and …

Tapping Into Difficult Conversations

Center for Stewardship Leaders Cultivate Community

Our Stewarding Difficult Conversations series continues this week with a post from Keith Anderson, a pastor at a diverse congregation who embraced the challenge of hosting conversations with those of differing political convictions. Not only did the participants keep speaking to one another, the experience broadened into a multi-week venture. Yours truly, Adam Copeland, Center for Stewardship Leaders Tapping Into …

Breaking Our Hearts Open in the Midst of Discord

Center for Stewardship Leaders Connect with God

In preparation for Thanksgiving Day last November, there were dozens of articles and interviews concerning the challenges of sharing a meal — a cordial meal — with relatives and friends holding wildly differing political views. We are now in the season of Easter, but that challenge remains. I’ve been wondering what it might have to do with stewardship and the …