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Thumb the paradox of generosity

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Mr. Rogers (yes, Mr. Rogers of that particular neighborhood) had a saying. It went, “The more love you give away…the more love you have to give away.” That simple, yet wise saying could be an...

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Matthew Sleeth was an emergency room doctor when he felt led to radically reorient his life for earth care and repair. Blessed Earth is the organization he and his wife, Nancy, created in order to...

Thumb passing the plate

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Stingy and Christian just don’t seem like words that should go together, yet authors and sociologists Christian Smith and Michael Emerson explain they unfortunately do. Passing the Plate provides...

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The mission of The Fund Raising School is simple: Improving the success of organizations by improving their fund raising success. This entity of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of...

Thumb selecting fundraising consultants

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How do we find the best person to lead our capital campaign? This collection of tips and insights, compiled from interviews with consultants and congregational leaders, is designed to lead...

Thumb energy star

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In this free government publication, congregational facility managers will find useful information and practical guidance for improved energy efficiency. The 46-page PDF is full of tips and tools...

Thumb social movements

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“Cause” expert and creator of the Millennial Impact Project, Feldmann, sheds light on how social movements are built and how they are sustained. Based on six years’ research on Millennial cause...

Thumb the season of creation

book

In the face of the global climate crisis, many congregations are looking for resources to help their congregations connect more fundamentally with creation. In response to this demand, a four week...

Thumb ministry and money

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Question: What happens when a professor of accounting and a professor of pastoral theology get together? Answer: They write a two-part book about money and the church, and this is exactly what...

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This is a short article about how to plan a “Miracle Sunday”, a special offering that takes place rarely, but often yields excellent results for the congregation. The Miracle Sunday offering is...

Thumb five practices

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Robert Schnase, United Methodist Bishop of Missouri, presents five congregational practices which inform congregational health and vitality. These include: radical hospitality, passionate worship,...

Thumb let all creation praise

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Congregational leaders looking for worship resources on creation care will find sermons, scripture texts, commentary, occasional services, devotional readings and more at this ecumenical site....

Thumb interfaith power light

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Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) was started by Episcopal Churches in California in 2005 to provide a religious response to global warming. The organization is now comprised of many religious...

Thumb rebuilt

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This much-anticipated book by a well-known Roman Catholic priest and his lay associate has had a dramatic impact on readers. The authors have drawn on the “wisdom of thriving mega-churches and...

Thumb fundraising next gen

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Fundraising consultant, Emily Davis, presents this thorough and helpful resource to aid congregations and other non-profits in understanding the differences between traditional fundraising and what...

Thumb building for ministry

book

Richard White brings his years of experience and his unique perspective as a contractor and church consultant to bear on this guide to building a new congregational facility. White begins with a...

Thumb center for parish development

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The Center for Parish Development doesn’t use the word transformation lightly. This organization, located in Chicago, Illinois, is serious about helping your congregation live fully into its...

Thumb chasing sacred air

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Whether an historic building or a contemporary one, most faith communities have a lot to learn about how to make their sacred space more energy efficient and cost effective. In Chasing Sacred Air,...

Thumb blessed tomorrow

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Faith leaders are in a unique position to provide vision and guidance in the area of climate change. Blessed Tomorrow offers resources to equip leaders across the religious spectrum to engage their...

Thumb the 7 experiment staging your own mutiny

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Jen Hatmaker didn’t consider herself rich until she saw herself through the eyes of a child living in poverty. The experience launched this mom, writer, and pastor’s wife on a spiritual journey to...

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