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What to Know About a New Donation Scam
Why churches should be careful about refund requests.
the donor subsequently asking for a refund. If such practices were allowed, nonprofit organizations couldn't properly function.). It is true that if a donor
Hey, Fletch: Why Does Our Church Need an Executive Pastor?
Tips for convincing leadership that the executive pastor role is a necessary one.
complex budgets, the Affordable Care Act, ministry strategy, child safety, security to prevent an active shooter, hiring and termination, legal issues, staff culture, ministry best practices, etc
Take Time for Breath Prayer
This simple meditative prayer can bring big transformation.
therapeutic treatment. These practices help in paying attention, and becoming more aware of the present moment, connecting the body and mind. Many
Pastoring the Victims of #MeToo
Four steps your church can take to minister well
Sexual abuse and the mistreatment of women and minors might be epidemic in the entertainment industry, but misogynistic practices exist in every profession and every segment of our
There's Something in the Water
How second-generation gender bias makes it difficult for women leaders to thrive
that “second-generation bias erects powerful but subtle and often invisible barriers for women that arise from cultural assumptions and organizational structures, practices, and patterns
How to Make Finding a Mentor Less Awkward
Three shifts in the way I thought about mentoring freed me.
however, my life has no shortage of role models, friendships that give me room to wrestle with questions, or colleagues who are willing to share their favorite books and best practices.
Ancient Spiritual Practices
Ancient Spiritual Practices. Dennis Fletcher. 0; tweet; link. share; share. expand: email; print. Click the image for a full-size version. Ancient Spiritual Practices.
How Pastors Can Reclaim the Role of Spiritual Parent
I don’t wear a collar, but "Father" is still the best description of my calling.
Minister, Reverend, Pastor, Leader, Director, Teacher, or Visionary— each moniker brings with it a myriad of expectations and practices that shape the focus of each congregation and
3 Ways I’m Nurturing My Emotional Intelligence
A heart moved by the gospel will be stirred with empathy for others.
I'm not done growing yet, but the following three practices were consistent keys to my growth. I hope you find them helpful as you seek to do the same. 1. Reflect on the gospel daily.
9 Steps Employers Should Take to Comply with the ADA
What churches should be aware of as they hire and train staff members.
To learn more about church employment practices and the ADA, read this article on avoiding potential landmines when it comes to compliance. Richard
How to Advocate for Singles in Your Church
Minding the margins to draw everyone in
parents. This is a bit ironic because the two men whose teachings have formed the foundations of our faith practices—Jesus and Paul—were neither!