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As a pastor, have you earned enough pastoral capital to accomplish what you seek to do?

In seminary, my leadership professor described the importance of building capital with parishioners. We...

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Latino Protestants are experiencing remarkable growth, according to Pew Research Center. Pew reports that by 2030, half of all Latinos in America will be Protestant. While some gather in Latino...

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Center for Congregations CRG Director Aaron Spiegel spoke with Gerardo Martí about his recent CRG guest blog post....

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This brief article provides rationale and models for imaginative and fruitful engagement with and by young adults today.

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This collection of 13 essays discuesses relevant topics for lay ministers, such as the relationship between leadership and spirituality, power and authority, and theology.

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This resource re-frames how readers see supervisory relationships within the congregation, arguing that supervisionn can be used as a tool to help others develop their leadership and ministry...

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This organization provides guidance for congregations to be more active in their communities and initiate holistic change in their neighborhoods.

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This web resource helps answer questions about how to better engage your congregation with the local community by providing various resources and toolkits.

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This book outlines seven ministry models to serve a local community, detailing the criteria of each and providing information to decide which is best for your context.

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Based off the work of the Christian Community Development Association, this resource details the eight key components of community development and provides an outline of what it means to provide...

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This book uses the biblical story about rebuilding Jerusalem's wall as a guide for how congregations can engage with the larger community, creating a ministry in partnership, rather than to or...

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This free web resource provided by The Community Tool Box is a public service of the University of Kansas and its KU Work Group for Community Health and Development, and teaches the skills...

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This practical resource gives readers helpful approaches and suggestions for engaging laity in congregational leadership, and would be helpful for Christian congregations that struggle with...

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