Kate White

Contributor

Kate is the associate director for resources at the Center for Congregations. She manages educational resources and works to get the best resources into the hands of congregations.

Contributions From Kate White

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Youth Ministry in the Black Church
Curator Kate White
5 resources
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Congregational Leadership Development
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8 resources
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Relationships in Ministry
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3 resources
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Equip and Empower Volunteers
Curator Kate White
4 resources
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Budgets and Finance
Curator Kate White
7 resources
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Welcoming All Abilities
Curator Kate White
7 resources
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Using Social Media in Your Congregation
Curator Kate White
4 resources
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Inclusive Congregations
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4 resources
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Your Congregation's Culture
Curator Kate White
6 resources
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Flourishing Resource Guides
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3 resources
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Facility Management
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4 resources
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Addressing Trauma
Curator Kate White
6 resources
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Technology for Virtual Congregational Life
Curator Kate White
8 resources
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Celebrate Diversity
Curator Kate White
13 resources
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Leading Spiritual Growth
Curator Kate White
5 resources
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Mental Health and Healing for the Holidays
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7 resources
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Navigating Loss, Grief, and Pastoral Care during the Pandemic
Curator Kate White
5 resources
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Caring for Mental Health
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5 resources
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Creative Resources
Curator Kate White
6 resources
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Responding to Mass Violence
Curator Kate White
6 resources
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Church Staff Training Resources
Curator Kate White
5 resources
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Church Culture Assessment
Curator Kate White
7 resources
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Youth Ministry Tracking Software
Curator Kate White
5 resources
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Nonviolent Communication and Racism
Curator Kate White
6 resources
For The CRG Created For The CRG
Relationships: A Millennial Perspective
In a gathering of congregational leaders, the word “millennial” enters the conversation. A wave...
For The CRG Created For The CRG
Faith Life: A Millennial Perspective
Most people can carry a casual conversation with a young adult. If that seems like a challenge...
For The CRG Created For The CRG
Congregational Resources during COVID-19
During the rapidly evolving pandemic, please know that your congregation is not alone. We offer...
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The Work Of The People
This media library provides artistic visuals and creative short films that declare scriptural...
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Scientists in Congregations
This website, emerging from a grant program of the John Templeton Foundation, provides a...
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The Learning Congregation
This essay discusses eight behaviors of congregations that learn well.
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Why We Aren't Learning
This article identifies four factors that keep congregational leaders from adapting.
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Endangered Churches
This 10-minute video surveys the changing landscape of sacred buildings in Philadelphia.
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Becoming an Adaptive Leader: Based on the Work of Ronald Heifetz and Marty Linsky
This article overviews an adaptive leadership process used to define challenges and help...
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Church Community Builder
This member management software connects congregations in its giving, volunteers, small...
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One License
This music copyright license allows congregations to legally reprint, podcast, record hymns,...
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Internal Control Best Practices
This guide lists basic procedures for congregations to manage money and taxes.
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Brotherhood Mutual
This insurance group helps reduce a congregation's liability and risk through services and...
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WordPress
This organization hosts template-based websites and allows users to customize their web...
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Smart Church Management
The website includes articles on administration, staffing, leadership, human resources, and...
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Sharefaith
This organization provides template-based church websites with a suite of other helpful...
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Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate
This easy-to-read book clarifies the complexities of immigration and provides biblical context...
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How We Gather
This 22-page report helps readers understand how younger generations meet in community.
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Pro Church Tools
This hub for digital media provides training, tutorials, free templates and tools for...
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Subsplash
This comprehensive app and online engagement platform helps ministries connect with...
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Building the Church's Readiness for a Transformational Ministry Journey
This research-based article is a roadmap to transformative community ministry with seven...
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Something More
This visually-engaging report highlights 10 innovative faith communities to spark conversation...
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Traditioned Innovation
This short article explains how congregations can achieve transformative change by upholding...
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Prophetic Lament: A Call For Justice In Troubled Times
This text unpacks the book of Lamentations, providing historical context and practical...
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Networked Theology: Negotiating Faith in Digital Culture
This book explains how media influences personal theology, providing tips to talk faith...
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The New Copernicans Series
This series of short videos explores the nuances of faith, meaning, and everyday life in the...
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Saturate
This organization equips churches to create disciples through small groups at homes, moving...
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28 Non-Numerical Signs Of A Healthy Church
This short blog by a small church pastor provides new factors to consider for envisioning...
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Vital Congregations
This study of leaders across ten faith traditions defines spiritual vitality, reveals which...
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Black Millennials & the Church: Meet Me Where I Am
This collection of African American narratives and statistics offers practical strategies to...
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8 Top Church App Providers
This article reviews mobile apps by rating their ease of use, explaining features, and listing...
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Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project Resources and Solutions
This web page lists 40 practical inclusion resources with tips, examples and templates to...
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WomanPreach! Inc.
This network supports women to use their voices in ministry for justice and Womanist concerns....
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Black Church Network Delivers Fresh Food, Soil to Sanctuary
This article shares how Black churches improve food accessibility and community health by...
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Healing the Healers
This series of short videos offers peer support for faith leaders who respond to...
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Music That Makes Community
This nonprofit encourages vibrant, multi-ethnic and multi-lingual worship that connects people...
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Face to Face: The Art of Human Connection
This book offers stories and key strategies for conversation skills and meaningful human...
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Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry: A Leadership Journey through Hope, Despair, and...
This uplifting book shares how leaders can build resilience through a daily discipline of...
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4 Views on Pastoring LGBTQ Teenagers: Effective Ministry to Students Among Us
This book includes practical and compassionate approaches to youth ministry with questioning...
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My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies
This book enlightens readers about generational trauma, its impact on the body, and how to...
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What does it mean for a ministry to be trauma-informed?
This short article gives an overview of trauma-informed organizations and offers six key...
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What Manner of Woman
This 15-minute documentary celebrates black women, explains Womanist Theology, and highlights...
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Dare to Lead
This book by Brene Brown shares research about brave leadership, four skills to lead boldly,...
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Unite For Change
This Indianapolis-based organization supports community engagement and servant leadership to...
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Spiritual Leadership in a Secular World
This practical article offers four tips to balance the challenges of being a spiritual leader...
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Twelve Characteristics for Effective 21st Century Ministry
This short article comments on pastoral leadership and highlights 12 leadership skills of...
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Faith Formation Across the Generations
This article describes various aspects of intergenerational learning. Topics include the...
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Vibrant Faith Catalyst
This interactive hub connects faith formation leaders with like-minded peers and a wealth of...
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Resource List for Online Church
Written during COVID-19, this succinct guide quickly empowers congregations to transition to...
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Concerning COVID-19
This website provides guidelines for compassionate congregations during a crisis, instructions...
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Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers emergency planning guidelines and...
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Introduction to Live Streaming
This engaging webpage offers simple steps and video tutorials to start streaming your worship...
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How to Use Facebook Live: The Ultimate Guide
Written by marketers, this comprehensive article has step-by-step instructions to use Facebook...
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Prayer of Examen
These poignant guided meditations by Fuller Studio facilitate the calming experience of...
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Virtual Ministry Opportunities: Online Technology Resources
This resource page by The CME Church explains how and why to use online platforms during...
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ReOpening Church: Leading After COVID-19
This go-to staffing resource supports leaders on numerous topics to strategize and live into a...
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Trauma and Healing Institute Resources
These downloadable resources support congregational mental health, especially in response to...
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Leading Church in Complex COVID-19 Times
This simple video orients leaders to the evolving impact of COVID-19. Then it explains how to...
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Returning to Church: Ministry in the COVID-19 Outbreak
This ecumenical document outlines specific reopening phases with recommendations for worship,...
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Questions Your Church Should Answer Before People Return
This list of practical questions will help prepare staff and volunteers to reopen the...
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7 Shifts Churches Need to Make Because of the Coronavirus
This article encourages intentional leadership shifts to remain vital during COVID-19.
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Managing Empty Buildings during COVID
This webinar highlights considerations for an empty worship facility such as safety,...
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The Distanced Church: Reflections on Doing Church Online
This e-book compiles experiences, tips, and advice from faith leaders who adapted to online...
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Spiritual First Aid
This resource hub combines faith and psychology to empower you to care for others from a...
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Girt Enterprises
This consulting group led by Rev. John E. Girton provides marketing services and media...
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Leadership and Grief: A Conversation for Pastors
This webinar provides models of grief and lament, coping mechanisms, leadership on trauma...
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Church Facility Management Solutions
This Facebook group of facility managers provides peer conversation and resources from Smart...
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Church Music in the Age of COVID
In this recorded webinar worship leaders outline how to adjust worship planning and adapt...
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10 Ways to Appropriately Respond to Racially-Fueled Events
This workshop shares 10 ways faith leaders can process and respond to racially fueled violence...
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For Our White Friends Desiring to Be Allies
This article offers practical steps to support people of color and racial justice.
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Race and Faith: Building Our Community
This recorded series explores racism and how faith leaders can be part of the solution in...
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Ways Your Congregation Can Act Now for Racial Justice
This article lists 10 clear ways to actively support racial justice. It also links to further...
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Racial Reconciliation and Systemic Racism
This resource hub educates congregations about racial justice from a faith perspective.
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How to Preach a Dangerous Sermon
In this webinar Dr. Frank Thomas shares how to preach and promote justice with moral...
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Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective
BEAM provides emotional health care, resources, and healing for Black communities.
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4 VBS Strategies for This Summer
This booklet offers strategies to adjust your summer programming due to COVID-19.
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The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church's Complicity in Racism
This book and accompanying DVD calls for honest reflection and urgent steps to undo racist...
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Resources for a Church that Wants to Fight for Black Lives
This guide helps congregations educate themselves about systemic racism and move toward racial...
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Teaching Tolerance
This resource hub helps students K-12 to learn about diversity and social justice issues. ...
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Pastoral Care in the Time of COVID-19
This curated list of resources helps faith leaders tend to unique circumstances such as...
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Mental Health Tips for African Americans to Heal after Collectively Witnessing an Injustice
This video provides mental health ideas and resources to cope with racial trauma and social...
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Latinx/Hispanic Communities and Mental Health
This resource hub provides colorful tip sheets, self-screening, and mental health resources...
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Candler in Conversation: What do I say to my white congregation?
In this video panel white pastors discuss how to preach and lead white congregations in a time...
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COVID-19 Grief Guide
This informative resource from the Funeral Service Foundation helps people understand and...
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The Pandemic's Impact on Funerals
This short video provides insight into funeral options and Jewish burials during COVID-19.
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Roadmap to Reconciliation 2.0: Moving Communities into Unity, Wholeness, and Justice
This book explains racial reconciliation and practical steps for predominantly white...
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Preaching in the Purple Zone: Ministry in the Red-Blue Divide
This book equips clergy to skillfully preach and facilitate congregational dialogue about...
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Church Media Spot
This website lists top places to find free media assets and tech software for congregations. ...
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The Liturgy of Politics
This engaging book calls Evangelical Christians to reflect Jesus in political life by...
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The Witness of the Church and a Critical Presidential Election
In this panel discussion, faith leaders discuss human flourishing in America and the...
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Vote Fielmente: útiles de participación electoral
La guía provee información y herramientos para inscribirse y promover el...
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Technology and Distanced Worship Resources
This resource list provides basic training for worship technology and strategies to stay...
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Manage Stress and Cultivate Resiliency
This webinar provides mental health practices for coping during COVID-19 and racial unrest.
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35 by Her Thirty-Fifth: Affirmations and Strategies for Women
This article offers personal and professional affirmations for women to lead.
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4 Opportunities for the Church in the Current Political Tension
This article shares strategies for congregations to be part of the solution during divisive...
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Strategies for Educating African American Adults
This engaging, challenging, and practical book equips Christians to teach, learn, and prepare...
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Precepts for Living Digital
This mobile-friendly website helps individuals and groups study the Bible in depth, anywhere...
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Sunday School Center
This website offers Sunday School ideas, helpful advice, and much needed encouragement for...
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Sunday School Made Simple
These weekly video lessons provide nourishment and scripture study at a distance or on-the-go....
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Ministering for Mental Health
This resource page provides practical tools for congregational leaders to support mental...
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Maintain Mental Health During the Holidays
This NAMI article offers simple strategies to stay mentally healthy during the COVID-19...
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Checking In: Self-soothing exercises
This short podcast episode demonstrates mindful self-compassion with practical breathing...
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Louisville Seminary Counseling Center
This counseling center provides a variety of mental health services to adults, families, and...
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5 Smart Ways to Recruit Tech Volunteers
This article suggests strategies to find new volunteers and to make volunteering part of the...
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6 Keys to Create Volunteer-Friendly AV Rooms
This article suggests ways to simplify worship technology so it can be run by volunteers.
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Advice from 11 Church Tech Teams
This list of advice helps technology leaders avoid common mistakes and establish a strong...
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The Church has a Role to Play in Implementing COVID Vaccine
This article explores biblical reasons to support the COVID-19 vaccine with actionable steps...
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With Science and Scripture, Pastor Fights Vaccine Skepticism
Pastor Terris King shares how he encourages COVID-19 precautions in black communities through...
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Bio-Ethical Questions about COVID Vaccines
This Christianity Today article provides data, historical context, and Christian perspectives...
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Still Standing Magazine
This online community provides resources for those grieving child loss and infertility.
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Anchored: A Bible Study for Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss
This book invites parents to grieve in an honest and faith-filled way that anchors them to...
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Asher, My Son: A Year in the Life of a Childless Father
This book shares a father's experience and complex grief after having a stillborn son.
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Our Heaven Baby
This children’ s book with beautiful illustrations can help kids grieve and dream about...
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When Will Churches Be Back? Vital Info for Churches
This brief interview provides a data-driven perspective about vaccines and when it's safe to...
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Responding When People Disagree with Your Church Reopening Plan
This article provides six ways for leaders to handle conflict and pushback about reopening.
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Latinx Parenting
This bilingual organization supports parents to raise children with cultural healing,...
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An African American and Latinx History of the United States
This book tells America's history through the African American and Latinx lenses, exposing...
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Asian American Christian Collaborative
This ecumenical organization highlights various Asian American experiences and provides...
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New Visions for Black Men
This book encourages boys with wisdom from scripture, African history, and psychology to...
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Youth Ministry in This Season of Disruption
This practical book written in the midst of COVID-19 helps youth leaders pivot and take action...
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Tips for Live Streaming Video on YouTube
This article provides a quick tutorial of how to live stream to YouTube.
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Be the Bridge
Addressing systemic racism within the church, this book facilitates restorative reconciliation...
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20 Tips to Use Google Search Efficiently
This article provides powerful tips to solve and troubleshoot technical problems by using...
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Waving the Banner for Youth Ministry
This podcast episode features youth worker Mark Oestreicher discussing COVID-19 and...
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Youth Ministry During the Pandemic
These webinars offer culturally competent youth strategies to stay connected and maintain...
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The Post-Quarantine Church: Six Urgent Challenges and Opportunities That Determine the Future
This book provides coaching and strategies to live into the possibilities of the post COVID-19...
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Creating Church Online with Tim Hutchings
This interview explores common questions about building online communities and how virtual...
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An Early Warning System for Your Team's Stress Level
This article lists practical ways to help your team recognize and manage unhealthy stress.
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Straight White American Jesus
This podcast offers in-depth examination of of Evangelical Christian nationalism and its...
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Religious Parenting: Transmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America
This book explains how kids learn religious beliefs, values, and practices from their parents....
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Torah of the Earth
This recorded webinar series shares the ancient wisdom of the Torah and how to engage with...
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How Online Giving Helps Fund Ministry
This webinar shares data, trends, and practical strategies to transition to online giving.
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What Should Post-Pandemic Religion Look Like?
This e-book outlines 10 insights religious leaders need to consider to survive and thrive in...
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Imagining a Hybrid Future
This podcast considers how congregations can focus their post-pandemic ministry to reach...
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Pass the Mic
This weekly podcast from The Witness Black Christian Collective offeres engaging interviews...
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Letter from Birmingham Jail
This historic letter from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. discusses nonviolent protest,...
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Worship in Times of Crisis and Trauma
This panel discussion provides insight to manage disasters and traumas in the congregation and...
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The Turner Center at Martin Methodist College
This resource hub supports faith leaders in cultivating thriving rural communities. It...
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Reclaiming Rural: Building Thriving Rural Congregations
This book explains the unique opportunities of rural ministry, offering strategies to build...
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Storybrand
Led by bestselling author Donald Miller, this organization makes marketing clear and simple...
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Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Facilitating Difficult Dialogues
This book explains group dynamics and how to effectively facilitate race conversations.
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Preaching in the Interim: Transitional Leadership in the Latino/a Church
This collection of sermons by an interim pastor highlights the urban Latino/a experience and...
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Appreciative Leadership: Building a Thriving Organization
This video explains positive psychology leadership and relational strategies to collaborate...
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The Childhood Wounds of Every Enneagram Type
This article offers a unique look at potential emotional wounds of every Enneagram personality...
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Houses Of Worship, the Vaxxed And Unvaxxed Divide
This 3-minute news story shares how pastors in Nashville, TN, are managing vaccinations and...
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Whitfield & Associates
This organization helps congregations with 501c3 filing, taxes, accounting, and payroll.
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Facebook Help Center
This online hub helps Facebook users troubleshoot and understand features like groups, video,...
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Intro to YouTube Policies and Guidelines
This interactive page shares guidelines, explains scenarios, and offers tips to upload YouTube...
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Guide to Gathering Virtually
This downloadable guide helps faith leaders co-create, facilitate, and host meaningful...
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SermonCentral
This website and search engine offers sermon examples, illustrations, and graphics to create...
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Craft an Effective Sermon by Friday
This guide teaches lectio divina and thought organization tools to create a sermon quickly.
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Predicadores: Hispanic Preaching and Immigrant Identity
This book explores how immigration and culture shape the theology and congregational life of...
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50 Ways to Increase Active Engagement -Lewis Center
This article has strategies to recruit, motivate, organize, and equip volunteers.
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