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Lead in a Way Only You Can
Many have tried to box us in or tell us who we should be, but we are kingdom women, and we are diverse.
wrapping my brain around. My gender identity, no doubt, is biological, it is shaped by culture, and it is part of God's paintbrush in creation. With that being
Disillusioned by the Church
When organizational culture makes you wonder if you belong
Disillusioned by the Church. When organizational culture makes you wonder if you belong. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. Image: iStock. 0; tweet; email; print.
Personal Branding, Platform, and Pride-Management
Promoting the message of Christ―rather than ourselves.
Developing a consistent church brand helps the community recognize the general culture and message of the ministry. Read as Single Page Page:1234|Next.
How to Advocate for Singles in Your Church
Minding the margins to draw everyone in
out how to “do life” without the spouse their church assumes they have or should have, it's crucial that we as leaders bring singles out of the margins, where church culture has stranded
Sorry Christians, We Can’t Blame the Media Any More
More than ever before, we have an obligation to act in a Christ-like manner. Not just in church, but everywhere.
Church & CultureNovember 16, 2017. Sorry Christians, We Can't Blame the Media Any More More than ever before, we have an obligation to act in a Christ-like manner.
Love Thy (Immigrant) Neighbor
Women leaders play a unique role in helping refugees and immigrants settle into the community.
beings, created in the image of God. Each one, regardless of accent, culture, or skin color possesses a God-breathed soul. Any help or service we offer
3 Big Problems With Running A Church Like A Business
We’re always decrying the rise of the consumer culture within the church. But how should we expect people to act when pastors act like CEOs marketing Jesus as a product?
We're always decrying the rise of the consumer culture within the church. But customers. We're always decrying the rise of the consumer culture within the church.
4 Ways Your Church Can Help People Simplify Christmas
If we want people to slow down, simplify and learn the joy of giving, our church needs to be a place they can do that.
Church & CultureNovember 02, 2017. 4 Ways Your Church Can Help People Simplify Christmas If we want people to slow down, simplify and learn the
Rise Above the Double Standard
Women leaders are forced to find an impossible golden mean between too much and not enough.
Part of this is because we have a complicated culture that both celebrates and shames women in equal measures, sometimes in the same breath. It's
Ministry on the Alaskan Frontier
Curtis Ivanoff talks leadership and reconciliation in America’s most diverse census tract.
So it's not all bad. There's so much beauty in the culture. What does your role as superintendent look like? I believe every culture reflects God's glory in some unique way.
How Culture Affects Our Expectations of Leaders
Gender, ethnic, and socioeconomic biases affect how we lead and follow.
How Culture Affects Our Expectations of Leaders. These questions go back to issues of culture—not at the level of behavior but at the level of values.
Don't Be That Woman
Culture wants to caricaturize women leaders. But God sees us in a different light.
Don't Be That Woman. Culture wants to caricaturize women leaders. But God sees us in a different light. Unfair Caricatures of Women. Our culture has created caricatures of women.
How Church Size Culture Is Affecting the Decline of Denominations
The size of the church we minister in has almost invisibly become a greater point of connection and disagreement than our denominations.
Christian UnityJune 08, 2016. How Church Size Culture Is Affecting the Decline of Denominations The size of my church. And I'm not alone in this. Every Church Has a Size Culture.
Bring Your Full Self to the Table
When we allow God to use our full identity, amazing ministry can follow.
As one of only a handful of Korean families in Salem at that time, Kang recalls the tension of retaining her ethnic heritage while seeking to assimilate into mainstream culture.
Discomfort Clarified My Calling
Tense conversations about race led Riana Shaw Robinson to become a bridge-builder.
Sometimes, Robinson explained to me, racial separation in a faith context offers something very special for people who may struggle to thrive in the majority culture.
What to Do When Ministry Jobs Are Scarce
3 ways to protect yourself from unexpected unemployment.
During that season, my understanding of ministry expanded. I've learned not to rule out part-time gigs. There are growing opportunities for employment
Be Undeniable: A Christian Alternative to Engaging In the Culture Wars
The world isn’t looking for someone to win the latest debate in the culture wars. They’re looking for an alternative to the whole mess.
The world isn't looking for someone to win the latest debate in the culture wars. They're looking for an alternative to the whole mess. How Jesus Responded to His Culture. Quit whining.