How do you plan for tomorrow in a fractured, fast-moving and ever-evolving world? asks the founding director of Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
As we resume connection, our fears ease and contemplation becomes possible, a priest and a psychologist write.
What does it take to engage public audiences in conversations about God, religion and the power of faith to shape lives and communities? Hosting TED-style talks is one answer, writes an assistant professor at Candler School of Theology.
By investigating a church’s founding mission — its DNA — today’s leaders can reconnect with the congregation’s history to help it grow and thrive, writes a consultant.
As churches were forced online, researchers found that congregations actually began to dial into the local needs of their communities.
Church decline can’t be denied, but there is hope in the many stories of resurrection, says a sociologist and Orthodox priest.
Almost 30 years after beginning its ministry to those who’ve fled their home countries, a San Diego church has seen its community strengthened by shared leadership and a willingness to adapt.
Let’s leverage a year of forced innovation to be church in a way that attracts people who really are done with religion, writes a minister at a Greenwich Village church.