Karen Goley

Contributor

Karen Goley uses her resource knowledge and relational style to work closely with congregations as a resource consultant and behind the scenes with our robust database of resources and doing project work.  Prior to joining the Center, Karen spent over fifteen years in the human resources field, serving nonprofit and financial services organizations in the Indianapolis area and the suburbs of Chicago.

With faith as her foundation, Karen enjoys spending quality time with her family and is a very proud Purdue University alum.  Having earned a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Karen put her pride on full display by naming the family pup Mackey- after Purdue basketball’s Mackey Arena.  Boiler Up!

Contributions From Karen Goley

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Urban Apologetics: Restoring Black Dignity with the Gospel
Featuring contributions from a variety of scholars, this book focuses on ideologies in the...
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A Counselor's Guide To Christian Mindfulness: Engaging The Mind, Body, And Soul In Biblical...
This book explores practical strategies of using Christian, biblically based mindfulness...
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Mental Health and the Church: A Ministry Handbook for Including Children and Adults with ADHD,...
This book presents a simple, flexible model for mental health inclusion ministry for...
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Bully Pulpit: Confronting The Problem Of Spiritual Abuse In The Church
Through the lens of a biblical scholar and seminary president, this book defines spiritual...
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Leading Small Groups That Thrive: Five Shifts to Take Your Group to the Next Level
As a result of a large-scale research study, this book provides a data-driven model for...
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Response
Response is a texting service enabling congregations to quickly reach out to congregations...
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Bivocational and Small Church Leadership Network
This organization is a non-profit ministry organization offering support, development, and...
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StreamYard
This software offers live streaming and recording from a computer browser, allowing for...
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Canva
This software provides professional, easy-to-use templates and original design...
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Danae Rodriguez, MS, LMHCA
Danae Rodriguez is an Indianapolis-based Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate who...
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Social Media is Weird: A How-to Guide on Using Social Media for Ministry
This online how-to guide presents a basic but detailed overview of social media for...
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Boot Camp Digital
This organization provides workshops, team training, and online learning opportunities to...
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Breakthrough: Trusting God for Big Change in Your Church
This book describes the story of how one congregation dared to accept the changes God had...
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Purdue Extension Farm Stress Team: Tools for Today's Farmers Podcasts
Curated by the Purdue Extension Farm Stress Team, this website lists links to...
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How to Talk with Farmers Under Stress
This article acknowledges the stressful nature of the farming occupation and provides...
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Indiana Rural Health Association: Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives
The Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives program was established by the Indiana Department of...
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Saving the Farm: Heartland Clergy Train to Prevent Agriculture Workers Suicides
This article and accompanying video showcase how some states, like Minnesota and South...
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Making Space at the Well
This book encourages the Black Church to lift the curtain on the stigma of the mental and...
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Dr. Jessica Young Brown
Dr. Jessica Young Brown is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who consults with churches on a...
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The Lift Project
Offered by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, this is a 10-week multicomponent...
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Motivational Interviewing (MINT)
This website contains a directory of trained, independently operating Motivational...
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Finding Our Way Home Retreat for Religious Professionals of Color
Finding Our Way Home is an annual retreat hosted by the UUA for Unitarian Universalist (UU)...
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UUA Worship For Transformation Training
This Worship Arts training is a web resource presented by Rev. Erika Hewitt for UU...
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Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline
This book instructs families in parenting skills to turn turmoil into tranquillity by...
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Managing Emotional Mayhem: the 5 Steps for Self-Regulation
This book presents a foundation for adults to learn and understand the importance and...
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Aging as a Spiritual Practice: A Contemplative Guide to Growing Older and Wiser
Written by a Zen Buddhist priest and meditation teacher, this book seeks to explain the...
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Rooted: Life at the Crossroads of Science, Nature, and Spirit
This book explores the connectedness between our natural surroundings with our bodies,...
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The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming our Communities Through...
This book discusses and instructs in the intentional application of mindfulness techniques...
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Veriditas
Veriditas is a non-profit organization that offers pilgrimages, labyrinth facilitator...
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Always On: Practicing Faith in a New Media Landscape
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Redefining HR: Transforming People Teams To Drive Business Performance
Practical rather than theoretical, this book covers multiple aspects of people operations...
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The Essential HR Handbook
This book is a comprehensive guide to human resources in any organizational setting. It...
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The Coming Revolution In Church Economics: Why Tithes and Offerings Are No Longer Enough, and...
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Play and Park Structures
This organization offers playground equipment, design, and education regarding the...
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Gone for Good? Negotiating the Coming Wave of Church Property Transition
This book of essays can help congregations that are exploring a significant change in how...
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Rethinking Worship Space and the Emerging "Phygital" Culture
This article helps congregations evaluate the integration of their physical and digital...
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Don't Ignore Use Of Space When Planning For A Church's Environmental Sustainability
This article helps a congregation incorporate building usage into its environmental...
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Churchfront Conference
The Churchfront Conference brings together worship leaders, production leaders, and pastors...
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Pastoring Small Towns: Help and Hope for Those Ministering in Small Places
A For the Church Book Award winner, Pastoring Small Towns seeks to encourage pastors and...
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The Daily Yonder: Religion And Faith
A part of a larger site dedicated to all things rural life, the blogs on the Religion and...
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Ministry In Today's Rural Church
A podcast interview with Karl Vaters and Brad Roth, the author of God's Country: Faith,...
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