Jump to Navigation

Congregations > Stewardship & Finance

Resources

Clergy Can Learn Leadership From the Military

What can clergy learn from the military? In the Army every senior officer is expected to train people two levels below and know the mindset of those two levels above.... read more >

Resources

Faith in the Workplace: The Aflac Culture

The Christian underpinnings of the insurance company Aflac inform its corporate ethos, says Aflac President Paul S. Amos II. In a conversation with Faith & Leadership, the online magazine of... read more >

Resources

The Rev. Charles Adams: A Conversation Across Generations of Black Clergy

The Rev. Charles Adams, pastor of Hartford Memorial Church in Detroit, discusses books young black clergy ought to read, ideas that have been central to his life and work, influences... read more >

Resources

How Do You Manage Information Overload In The Digital Age?

Is it possible to serve the church’s mission and still give your mind, body and soul a much-needed break from the seemingly unending flow of information? And when you are... read more >

Resources

How to Nurture Practical Wisdom

Revitalization of congregations requires leaders who can be “system changers,” says Barry Schwartz, co-author of Practical Wisdom. System changers need to encourage the development of practical wisdom, and leadership behaviors... read more >

Resources

Mentoring Leaders

Leadership is not just about getting a task done. It is also a matter of mentoring people new to the task, which requires regularly scaling expectations to the background, experience... read more >

Resources

Wise Stewards: The Roles and Responsibilities of Boards in Theological Education

This article from In Trust outlines the essential components of governance for governing boards of freestanding seminaries, advisory groups that oversee university-related theological schools, and boards assisting church authorities. "Wise... read more >

Resources

A Celebration of Giving: Stewardship Strategies for Your Congregation

Celebrating generosity is an important part of congregational life. The Center for Congregations has offered workshops in the past for Indiana congregations interested in learning more about giving and stewardship... read more >

Feature

Congregations Struggle With Attendance, Finance

Congregations Struggle With Attendance, Finance collection plate Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News GettyImages

The past decade hasn’t been kind to American congregations. But things may not be that ominous.

Feature

Church Giving Tied To Gratitude And A Sense Of Mission

Church Giving Tied To Gratitude And A Sense Of Mission Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Writer Pen Paper Give Checkbook

Worshippers want to feel their contributions are making a difference. The tithe may no longer be the norm outside conservative Protestant churches, but members who feel connected to their church and confident it is contributing to God’s work still give financially.

Pages

Search

News

News

FULLER dialogues on Race and Identity

“We are joined at the site of the dirt. And the dirt is our kin. From dust and to dust we will return. We are of the...

Gun Safety Advocate

After her mother was killed in the 2015 Charleston church shooting, the Rev. Sharon Risher became an evangelist for a...

Billy Graham 1918-2018

  Billy Graham was perhaps the most significant religious figure of the 20th century, and the organizations and...

Popular Tools

ATLA Serials for Alum