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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
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 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
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?
How Churches Can Partner with Outside Counselors
It’s about supplementing, not replacing, pastoral care.
Rebecca has also made herself available to provide training to our ministry leaders. We run a basketball program that ministers to young men from at-risk environments.
7 Keys to a Smooth Church Transition
How to make major changes without alienating your congregation.
with encourages people in his age-diverse congregation to “discuss what they're most afraid of and find common ground for healing, vulnerable cooperation, and adventurous risk-taking
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.
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.
People Aren't Projects
...and other lessons I learned as a rural pastor.
Converting people and place into projects is a risk in any ministry. In the rural church, this puts pastors and leaders at a special risk of falling into a spirit of fixing and saving.
Subtle Discrimination in Churches
Who are you unintentionally leaving out?
When we speak up about requirements that discriminate, we serve the entire body—though there's always the risk of being labeled as a trouble maker because we have a different
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
The Brand and Value of a Church
What’s in a name? For churches, it could be more than you think.
Gisele Kalonzo-Douglas is an attorney and president of the Kalonzo-Douglas Group, which provides risk management services to churches and nonprofits.