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Saving Energy at Church

When the Indianapolis Center for Congregations sponsored an energy audit in places of worship, the congregations that participated were surprised by the results. One church learned that their two-boiler heating... read more >


Engage Sunday School Students Through Creative Teaching

Teaching religion can be challenging, but by utilizing different techniques your educators can capture the attention of students and bring Sunday school to life. Educator Phyllis Wezeman offers a list... read more >


Governance Tips

Governance that works, effective leadership for theological schools (2015) from Auburn Seminary [Read more] ... read more >


Accessible Faith: A Guide

Houses of worship serve as both centers of worship and centers of community life. Many were built before the issue of accessibility rose to national consciousness, resulting in structures with... read more >


God’s Place in the Pursuit of Excellence

While any of us might tolerate mediocrity in our own behaviors and work, when we are the intended beneficiaries, we want to experience excellence. But defining excellence – especially pastoral... read more >


Economic Recession and Christian Redemption

The current downturn in the U.S. economy is affecting most Christian congregations. Clergy must strike a balance between offering spiritual comfort and providing practical help. This article explores how clergy... read more >


Money and Faith in Hard Times

Many faith communities face difficult financial circumstances in even the best of times. When the general economy is down, more churches feel the pinch, and those already on the edge... read more >


Resources about Money for Christian Leaders

For Christian leaders, the challenge is how to deploy sound business principles without sacrificing the gospel call to self-sacrifice and service of others. Faith & Leadership offers two sets of... read more >


What Makes for a Good Web Site

The Hartford Institute for Religion Research has viewed thousands of religious community Web sites. As a result, they have some clear ideas about what does and does not make for... read more >


Ten Basic Board Responsibilities

BoardSource, an organization dedicated to building exceptional nonprofit boards, has produced 10 short videos, each explaining one of the basic responsibilities of a nonprofit board. Topics include “Hire the Chief... read more >





Holy Week Inspiration

In a few weeks, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus...

Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

   The legislative wars over marijuana are mostly trending in favor of those who support legalization. More...

Leadership La Porte County Hosts its 2nd Annual “Volunteer Expo” on April 19

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged...

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