Why wade into the turbulent water of collaborative problem solving? Because facilitative leadership is both necessary and possible, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
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What Now? is a free, online creative tool to help congregations make decisions in the age of COVID-19. It is offered by the nonprofit RootedGood.
Disruption can be a good thing when it leads to needed change. But it’s hard. Here are the five stages of a healthy pivot when the structures you’ve built no longer work, writes the co-founder of RootedGood.
In-person worship services have not taken place at Brooklyn's Concord Baptist Church of Christ since March 15. Photos courtesy of Concord Baptist Church of Christ; all services pictured took place prior to the pandemic
From one of the pandemic’s epicenters, a minister describes his congregation’s experience through death and new life over the last four months.
Parents and professionals are working to provide safe and meaningful formation for youth this summer. Photo courtesy of Episcopal Church in Minnesota
Christian professionals and families partner to experiment with innovative approaches to youth formation in a socially distant environment.
Beyond keeping churchgoers safe when buildings reopen, congregational leaders need to consider these three things, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Jesus Mendoza and Gabriela Izaguirre prepare lunches at the Global Blends deli. They are interns with the Baptist Student Ministry at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, which runs the restaurant. Photos by Mark Menjivar
When the students at the Baptist Student Ministry in the Rio Grande Valley opened a deli near campus, they knew it was innovative. What they didn’t know was that their restaurant would become a vital source of meals for people in need.
Don’t let the ingrained belief that only churches with full-time pastors can thrive keep you from making the switch to part-time clergy, writes an author who has researched the effects of part-time ministry.
COVID-19 presents us with overwhelming daily challenges, but we must also begin to consider what's ahead, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
A holy season marked by pandemic can still bear witness to hope, peace and faith.
Online church offers congregations the ability to continue being church amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Leadership Education at Duke Divinity teaches a way of thinking that holds the past and future in tension, not in opposition.
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