- 4247Interested in Serving your Community?
At the Center for Congregations, we are seeing a definite trend: congregations are requesting resources to help them serve their communities more… continue reading
- 4232Put Away the Skinny Jeans
“Put Away the Skinny Jeans” is the provocative title of a recent article in Christianity Today magazine heralding the release of the Fuller Youth… continue reading
- 4206Do You Pay Attention to Browser Security?
Google recently announced that the next version of their Chrome browser will alert users if websites are not encrypted. What’s encryption? Simply… continue reading
- 4191Is Your Congregation Too Creative?
Is your congregation too creative? Probably not. Oddly enough, there can be a bias against creativity in some of our congregations. Perhaps this… continue reading
- 4178Who Are You?
Experts who work with congregations say that a congregation’s understanding of its own “identity” is crucial. I hear this often. This may seem… continue reading
- 4095Conversation Starters for Discussion of Civility and Racial Tension
Awareness... Decision... Action...
Many years ago, I learned this three-word phrase as a mantra describing a process needed to bring… continue reading
- 4088Is Your Congregation a Pokémon Go Location?
Does your congregation have a gymnasium? You may and not even know it. With the arrival of the Pokémon Go, your congregation’s site might be a… continue reading
- 4079What about Crowdfunding?
What about crowdfunding? Perhaps someone in your congregation has asked that question in a brainstorming session on how to fund a mission trip or… continue reading
- 4070Volunteers: Finding the Best Fit
Recently a small group of congregational representatives were discussing the challenges of recruiting volunteers for major initiatives within the… continue reading
- 4065What if Money Was No Object?
What if money was no object?
If you have ever played that thinking game – just for fun or as an approach to a challenge – you may recall… continue reading