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Creating a vibrant youth ministry

The context and strategies for communicating the faith have changed dramatically through the centuries. Since the early 20th century, churches have engaged young adults as youth ministers. Being young adults,... read more >


What we can learn from the Methodist model of leadership

The 21st century offers a range of institutional challenges that faith communities need to address if the church is going to continue as a viable contributor to personal lives and... read more >


What effective leaders have in common

Power makes a difference in your ability to see your vision actualized. Wielding power well requires the maturity to identify deeply with your institution, embrace your position, and surround yourself... read more >


There is More to Capital Fundraising Than Money

Churches can improve their effective ministry by expanding their definition of “capital” to include non-monetary assets when running a capital fundraising program. In addition to money, effective ministry can also... read more >


Significant Achievements Often Start With Failure

“Think big, experiment, expect failure, learn from failure. Experiment again, fail again.” That, according to Nobel Prize-winning scientist Dr. Robert Lefkowitz, is the formula for success. Lefkowitz’s early failures at... read more >


Interfaith dialogue: Archbishop Carey's search for common ground

Former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey was one of three major religion leaders to receive the 2012 Interfaith Award from Search for Common Ground, an organization that collaborates with government... read more >


What is a "whole" and "good" life?

Although the abundant love of God is at the center of all life, we live in a time when few are sure how to truly live. What makes for a... read more >


Vatican II: Looking Back Can Help Us Move Forward

Pope John XXIII convened the Second Vatican Council out of a conviction that the Catholic Church needed to recognize that the world is not a hostile place and the church... 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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