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Find Your Prophetic Voice
First steps you can take to learn to speak out against injustice
I don't want my words to be taken the wrong way. I would love to remain in my comfort zone. Nevertheless, when I weigh the cost, I can only come to one conclusion—it's worth the risk.
Protect Your Congregation from a Gunman
A police officer's advice on how leaders can reduce risk—and possibly save lives.
any person who looks suspicious. Reduce risk. Create visual or lighting obstructions, isolating threats from the body of believers. This is where a lockdown
Four Questions to Ask When Complacency Calls
With all the politicking, protesting, and terrorizing, it’s tempting to give up the fight.
help? Would I really risk being so arrogant that I would attempt telling people how to fix their problems without first trying to understand them? Coming
The Unique Church Alliance That's Bringing Love to At-Risk Kids
How two Houston pastors united their congregations to better serve their city.
More than half a century later, Young will proudly proclaim that there is no room for racism at Second Baptist, either, citing a level of diversity in the church that is rare even by today's
3 Disaster Myths That Only Compound the Devastation
The biggest threat facing churches isn’t a disaster event—it’s how we think about disasters.
north. They had never noticed the risk on the rails in their own backyard. rise. Despite these statistics, the fact is, we tend to be bad at estimating risk.
The Power of Women Helping Each Other
Follow the example of Harriet Tubman.
If this is true—if Harriet Tubman had a piece of heaven right here on Earth—why would she risk losing it by going back to rescue others from slavery?
Encourage More Women to Lead
Regardless of theology, we need to empower more women to use their gifts in the local church.
church. When we look first at gender, we risk pigeonholing people based on gender stereotypes and missing the incredible potential God has given them.
How to Steward Your Ministry Well
What does it look like to invest in the resources God has entrusted to you?
Will you embrace this new challenge and risk the payoff, or will you sit on your hands, fearful of change, and have nothing to show for it? Read as Single Page Page:1234|Next.
5 Takeaways from the Clergy Housing Allowance Ruling
What a federal judge’s opinion does—and doesn’t—mean at this point.
But ministers should understand that claiming a housing allowance exclusion while this litigation is pending poses a risk that the exclusion may be disallowed and an amended tax
The Top Church Management Conferences for 2016
Training across the nation to gain knowledge in financial, legal, and risk matters.
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How Your Church Feels About Money
What counts as ‘financial wisdom’ depends on your context.
The priority is investing for impact, embracing risk. But such pastors risk being seen as poor stewards, since they don't seem concerned about the smallest expenditures.
5 Common Security Questions Churches Ask
And answers to them.
an organized team in place, a safety and security plan, and the time to practice that plan will help improve a church's response to a crisis—thereby reducing the overall risk should one