Ben Tapper

Contributor

Ben Tapper is an associate for resource consulting with the Center for Congregations. Ben has a passion for communal healing and restoration. He is also a consultant on CRG Chat and helps with social media.  

Contributions From Ben Tapper

Collection
Church Management and Administration
Curator Ben Tapper
9 resources
Collection
Church Mental Health Programs
Curator Ben Tapper
3 resources
Collection
Youth Ministry Tools
Curator Ben Tapper
5 resources
Collection
Church Leadership Workshops
Curator Ben Tapper
3 resources
For The CRG Created For The CRG
Compassionate Response to Sexual Assault Survivors
Though the #MeToo movement has brought greater media attention to sexual assault, it is not a...
article
Who Should be at the Table?
This article highlight the various stakeholders who should be included in the decision-making...
software
Givelify
This free mobile app empowers congregations to offer online giving.
article
Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety
This article from the Council on American-Islamic Relations offers practical steps to protect...
article
Sexual Assault Response Teams: Coordinating Our Response to Sexual Assault (SART)
This online guide outlines the roles of Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART) so congregations...
web resource
Theology Crawl
This online guide can be used to facilitate difficult conversations about faith and life.
book
The Cross and the Lynching Tree
This book draws a line between the central image of western Christianity, the cross, and the...
book
Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare
This book explores the relationship between the personal and public ministries of Malcolm X...
book
Witnessing and Testifying: Black Women, Religion, and Civil Rights
This book explores the unsung roles of women in the Civil Rights movement.
article
How to Lead Online Worship Without Losing Your Soul-Or Body
Written by a seminary professor, this article offers tips for leaders to keep in mind as they...
web resource
SDPC Resources for Coronavirus
Curated for Black clergy and lay leaders, this list of resources addresses justice and all...
web resource
The CARES Act and Your Nonprofit or Church
From a Mennonite financial institution, this web resource offers clear financial and legal...
article
11 Self-care Reminders for Clergy and Other Caregivers
This article lists healthy self-care ideas to alleviate compassion fatigue and stress during...
article
5 Tips and Best Practices for Church Disinfecting Protocols
This article lists tips and best practices for disinfecting congregational buildings.
web resource
Racialized Trauma Course
This online course explains racialized trauma that stays in the body, especially as it relates...
article
Alternatives to Calling the Police
This resource page unpacks why a congregation might call police and highlights alternatives...
web resource
COVID-19: Racial Equity and Social Justice Resources
This list of racial equity resources sheds light on disparities and provides tailored COVID-19...
media
A Look Inside a Funeral Home during COVID-19
This video provides a deep dive into the logistical and emotional duress of Black people and...
organization
Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault
A go-to resource for sexual assault response training, this organization provides information...
media
Do It For The Gram: An Enneagram Podcast
This Enneagram podcast explores the wisdom of nine personality types and helps us apply it to...
article
Resilient Church Leaders: Clinical Thoughts
This article helps leaders reflect upon personal mental health and professional limits to care...
organization
DOOR (Discover Opportunities for Outreach and Reflection)
This organization plans service trips to urban areas so teens can bond and learn about...
book
The Body Keeps the Score
This psychology-based book shares the prevalence of trauma, how it impacts the brain and the...
organization
Prickly Pear Collective
This faith-based, trauma-informed collective works at the intersections of community + church...
book
White Too Long
This book outlines the history of American Christianity and how it contributes to racial...
book
Begin Again: James Baldwin's America
This book explores James Baldwin's life and writings while offering tangible applications for...
organization
Jumakae
Jumakae coaches people to heal, uncover their story, and apply it to branding and marketing.
organization
Better Help
This mental health provider network offers online counseling for individuals, couples, and...
organization
TruCircle
This website helps people find a therapist of color for mental health counseling.
organization
EnneaStories
Consultant Leanette Pokuwaah uses the Enneagram framework to explore healing, personality...
book
Womanist Midrash
This Womanist theological commentary gives voice to the named and unnamed women in the Hebrew...
book Updated
Mixed Blessing: Embracing the Fullness of Your Multiethnic Identity
This book uses scripture and history to teach about ethnic identity, calling, and diverse...
article
Embracing Liminal Space
This article defines transitional liminal space and offers a high-level understanding of how...
article
How Can Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Be Helpful in these Transformative Times?
This article uses nonviolent communication to reflect on the problem of racism.
media
The 4 NVC Steps Made Simple
This video outlines basic steps and principles for nonviolent communication (NVC).
article
Nonviolent Communication: Confronting Racism with Compassion
This article unpacks some causes of racism and explains nonviolent communication as a...
article
Faith Online: Nonviolent Communication and Cultivating Empathy
This article articulates positive uses of nonviolent communication in online communication...
event
Cultivating Nonviolence, Harvesting Peace
This training prepares participants to respond to personal and societal conflict with...
media
Seeking God's Kingdom Through Nonviolent Direct Action
This video articulates ways Christians can use nonviolent direct action to stand against...
web resource
Nice White Parents
This 5-episode series reports racial injustices in school systems and how parents contribute...
organization
ReFocus Ministry
This organization helps faith communities foster intergenerational discipleship, providing...
book
Youth Ministry that Lasts a Lifetime
This book explores core youth ministry questions and provides a ministry model to equip youth...
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.