This essay discusses eight behaviors of congregations that learn well.
This resource retells the story of Nehemiah in the Bible to raise awareness about the dilemmas and complexities for those engaged in community development work.
Written by the United Methodist Bishop of Missouri, this book outlines five congregational practices of an effective congregation, detailing the importance of each and providing evaluation tools...
This book argues that small congregations offer relevant lessons appropriate for any sized congregation, and focuses on how a tight-knit community can serve as the perfect foundation for close...
This article looks at the efforts of Jewish congregations and judicatories to address the challenges of small congregations.
This video by PBS details the changes and growth of First Corinthian Church in Harlem, New York.
This resource looks at community organizing at the congregational level, encouraging congregations to take their commitment to social justice to the next level.
This book equips churches with the tools needed to start a journey towards discovering their full potential. It will be helpful for congregations who are in transition, stymied by a lack of...
This survey is designed to be used during times of change, periods of new development, and when a congregation is beginning a strategic planning process.
This resource identifies the nine leadership behaviors that will aid in a smooth transition to new clergy leadership.