Month: May 2015

Taking a Congregation’s Stewardship Temperature

If you follow this blog with any regularity, you know that I occasionally share thoughts, ideas and questions about stewardship. Today I am sharing about an in-progress idea with all of you.  I am currently serving a congregation as its Intentional Interim Director of Worship, Music and Stewardship. This is basically a nice way of

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have found thought provoking and worth a read over the past week with all of you. To help make sense of all these links, I have grouped them into the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership

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Openness to Imagination and the Church

I recently re-read the first social statement of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), “The Church In Society: A Lutheran Perspective,” adopted at the Churchwide Assembly in 1991. This statement laid the groundwork for the importance of such social statements and all the statements that have since been written. They have helped ground the

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This Week’s Links

Tuesdays on the blog mean that I get to share some of what I have found interesting and thought provoking over the past week. To help make sense of all these links, I have grouped them into the following topic categories for you: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice;

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have found interesting and thought provoking over the past week. To help make sense of all these links, I have grouped them by the following topic categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials; Neighbor

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Academy of Religious Leadership

This post is long overdue. In the middle of April I had the pleasure and privilege of attending and participating in the Academy of Religious Leadership’s Annual Meeting and Conference. This year’s theme for the event was, “Innovation and Leadership.”  In attending and participating in the Academy of Religious Leadership (ARL) last month I had

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have read, seen and found interesting over the past week. This week’s offering of links includes lots of great questions, reflections and food for thought and I have grouped them by the following topic categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice;

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