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Learning About Your Community
Thanks to the Polis Center at IUPUI, there is a data tool available called SAVI. Providing free...
Appreciative Leadership
I’m finding a lot to appreciate in the rhythms of congregational life from the book Appreciative...
Clear Communication
A friend said to me recently, “A guest preacher spoke in worship last week. I know at least three...
Do You Know a Positive Deviant?
When a hospital system in Pittsburgh wanted to decrease the incidence of the horrible infection...
What is it Like to be Different?
What are some of the things people say that impact young people and adults from non-majority races...

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Bringing New Life to Your Congregation
 There is something compelling in the idea of new and fresh life, both in individuals and...
The Art of Facilitating Meetings
Leading meetings is a core task of both lay and ordained congregational leaders. While meetings...
Community Ministry Grant
Congregations in Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby counties...
Millennials and the Social Movement
What does it take to transform an idea into a viral movement to engage Millennials? Author and...
Cultivating Sustainable Missional Ministries
It is easy to think only about financial resources and the need for volunteers when creating or...
Planned Giving Strategies for Congregations
Planned giving, including wills and estates, is the next frontier in congregational stewardship....
Developing an Effective Community Ministry
Learn the key elements to consider when developing a community ministry that has real impact. This...
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