Bivocational ministry might become more common in the future, but we can’t let that trend include exploitation and financial insecurity, says an author.
In the first scholarly biography of Billy Graham’s wife, Ruth, the author argues that she was a powerful force in evangelicalism even as she conformed to the conservative model of women as wives and mothers.
Iconographer Kelly Latimore creates art that uses a traditional style to depict contemporary people and, he hopes, to bring people together.
Too often, interim leaders are expected to tread water while an institution searches for a replacement. That’s an important opportunity lost, both for the person and for the organization, says the author of a book on interim leadership in higher education.
‘Balcony time’ can help us recognize what brings joy to our work and how to prioritize it, writes the managing director of grants at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
As church size declines, more pastors pursue second (and even third) careers for economic or personal reasons. Researchers and practitioners share guidance on how to make it work, advising that letting go of the stigma can be a first step.
A priest anticipating her last decade in full-time ministry writes about the intentional choice of a mentor who is a generation younger.
Pastors were not prepared for the digital demands of the pandemic. What does that teach us about the next crisis?
Of all the new things they were asked to take on during the pandemic, it was technology work and decision making that pastors felt the least prepared for, according to a two-year study from Texas A&M University.
God’s care may not be tied up in a sporting event’s score, but it certainly extends to a community’s victory, writes a managing director at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
A death doula trained to help people who are dying and grieving drew upon the Black church tradition of “tarrying” during the pandemic.
Research continues on the extent of the “great resignation” among clergy. But as stories from ministry leaders show, the last two years have led at least some of them to reconsider how they serve.