How would you describe a thriving congregation? Perhaps a thriving congregation has young people attending worship. Another thriving congregation might manage conflict well.
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This resource explores the unique characteristics of divergent churches, examining the how and where they meet, what brings them together, and how their primary concerns shape the practices of...
They say if you aren’t increasing, then you are declining. This blog describes four ways congregations can break attendance barriers. Certainly, there is no magic solution. However, these four ways...
These two video discussions suggest how to avoid congregational conflict and what to do when conflict arises.
This resource reflects on the sancity of eating, alongside the moral, spiritual, and environmental implications of modern food production and consumption.
This hour-long documentary details the stories of everyday people while breaking through the silence, shame, and stigma related to mental illness.
This collection of nine articles breaks through myths and stereotypes to inform church leaders in reaching out to young adults.
Based off the author's personal experience with mental illness in her family, this resource offers a sobering and encouraging testimony.
This training pack contains eight stand-alone assessment tools designed to guide conversations on congregational practices and attitudes that can make or break an effective singles ministry.
This short blog provides practical tips for implementing and strengthening small group ministry in a congregation.
This resource helps support congregations in their quest towards becoming places of welcome and belonging for people with disabilities.