A Massachusetts congregation will be paying “royalties” to local arts nonprofits to acknowledge the musicians who were never compensated.
Cooperative businesses are worth exploring and supporting, both for their practical benefits and as a way to prioritize the needs of all, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Crucial steps toward saving our earth include analyzing our money and divestment, a religious scholar says.
Fresno Pacific University aims to reinvigorate a city through social entrepreneurship
In this excerpt from an edited volume, Aimée Laramore describes the difficulties of the diverse economic problems facing congregations — and the opportunities that adapting to them could provide.
Yes, the church is in decline in some ways -- but religious institutions control billions of dollars of assets. What if we invested that money in mission?
Debt is a crushing issue for many in our congregations, but creative churches are offering a path to freedom, a pastor writes.
More than 550 congregations took part in Lake Institute’s survey about the pandemic. While their finances have been impacted, many faith communities are adapting, which will be critical moving forward.
For newcomers to the call for reparations, understanding the need to move beyond atonement to restitution is a crucial step, writes the director of the Thriving in Ministry Coordination Program at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.