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How Religion Can Lead In Financial Hard Times

In the current financial climate all corporations should engage in risk management by imagining the worst possible case and developing a plan for dealing with it. It is time to... read more >

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Holy Money

Money can be holy, a gift from God to be used to create community, not destroy it; it can be distributed to the needy rather than be hoarded; it can... read more >

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Faithfully Stewarding Unexpected Gifts

Christian individuals and institutions often have a built-in love-hate relationship with money, a tension that is heightened in troubling economic times. But Christian leaders are called to a hopeful posture,... read more >

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Christian Leadership and God’s Abundance

The church lives in between a faith that God provides and a concern that we must live realistically in today’s world. The tendency is to either rely on Godly miracles... read more >

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How Mission Trips Are Maturing

For the last 20 years, many churches have sent members overseas on short-term projects that met the interests of Americans to get first-hand experience in mission work. Today individuals, churches,... read more >

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Focusing the Mission

The Mount Pisgah Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, has a long history of international mission work and ministry support. In recent years, they have been working at becoming more focused and... read more >

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Renewal Through A Ministry of Relationships

The Presbyterian Church’s Philadelphia Presbytery has been adapting the Book of Order to create new openness to ways of being the church. The model is no longer “how do churches... read more >

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Leadership and Authority Structure - Video

In human institutions, there are two kinds of challenges: technical challenges are problems that can be solved by the institution’s existing knowhow; adaptive challenges are problems that require new learning... read more >

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Institutional Leadership as Loving Your Enemies

Abraham Lincoln was criticized for making kind remarks about the South, to which he replied, “Don’t I destroy my enemies if I make them my friends?” When Nelson Mandela was... read more >

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How Christian Leadership is Christian

Under the pressure of declining memberships and faltering finances, Christian leaders at all levels have frequently fallen into one of two postures, either adopting secular business leadership and growth models... read more >

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Looking for Online Resources?

The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right...

Is Pence Right About The Growth of Religion in the US?

"Religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day." —...

Apply for a Thriving in Ministry Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. has announced a new grant program to help pastors thrive in congregational leadership and thus...

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