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Cafe-Bar-Church: Seeking New Ways to Model Christ

Martin Luther was known to invite his students to his house, where he would serve homemade ale and engage in theological conversation. Reflecting that earthiness of faith is “Luther’s Table,”... read more >


Deech Kirk on Training Youth Ministers

As Executive Director of the Center for Youth Ministry Training, Dietrich "Deech" Kirk offers a unique perspective on the theological issues that come to the surface in doing youth ministry... read more >


Walter Crouch on the Appalachia Service Project

Hear how the Appalachia Service Project brings 16,000 volunteers — mostly high school students — from 32 states annually to convert and upgrade substandard housing in central Appalachia. In the... read more >


George Mason on Preparing the Pastors We Need

George Mason, author of Preparing the Pastors We Need: Reclaiming the Congregation's Role in Training Clergy, describes the unique impact of a congregation's participation in a pastoral residency program where... read more >


Mainline Protestantism and the Challenge of Disruptive Innovation

The term "disruptive innovation" refers to the process of replacing existing products, policies or cultures with emerging technology or new systems of thought. However, innovation can be difficult for any... read more >


New Media's Challenge to Mainline Protestantism

Today, everyone is a journalist, yet "many in the [mainline Protestant] church still presume that people connect only, or at least primarily, through face-to-face interactions and that organizational communications happen... read more >


Faith & Leadership Wins Church Press Awards

Faith & Leadership has won seven awards in the Associated Church Press’ 2013 "Best of the Christian Press" contest. The awards were announced recently at the annual ACP convention in Chicago.... read more >


Reaching Your Community Online

In his 2015 book, "The Digital Cathedral: Networked Ministry in a Wireless World," Keith Anderson notes that the church of the future will be less an institution and more a... 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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Theology, Race, and the Practice of Christian Ministry Seminar: Race is a reality that profoundly affec

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