Staccato Powell has overseen stunning growth in his AME Zion church in downtown Raleigh, which he sees as part of a “new church” that stresses Christian fervor over denominational identity. But his goal, he says, is to revitalize the traditional church, not to reject it.
Ned Barnett is the editorial page editor of The News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina, with previous experience as a freelance writer, wire service correspondent and newspaper editor and reporter. A native of Philadelphia, he is a graduate of Fairfield University. He lives in Raleigh.
Join fundraising expert Carla Maxwell Ray, Senior Generosity Strategist at Generis, as she breaks down data from The Giving Institute at the Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy and provides insights into what the research shows. She’ll share what religious organizations can do to respond to these trends.Register