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By Nathan Kirkpatrick
Can inexperience be a desirable quality in a candidate? In Would You Hire a Job Candidate with an Unconventional Background?, Nathan Kirkpatrick examines how we typically fill leadership roles in the Church, and asks us to consider the more unlikely candidate who may be able to do the truly transformative work we desire.
By Susan Erdey
Susie Erdey explains why pledge transparency can only be beneficial to the life of both individual members and the parish as a whole.
By J. William Harkins, Ph.D., LMFT
J. William Harkins details different approaches to building resilience in the face of hardship.
By Miguel Escobar
Miguel Escobar shares a tool that helps vestries and other leadership groups think through the strengths and weaknesses of an idea as a team.
By Rebecca Wellborn
Rebecca Wellborn writes about the significance of gathering rural church leaders and the difference it is making in communities across the Diocese of Dallas.
By Juan Carabaña
Juan Carabaña comparte cómo practicar el discipulado a menudo significa conocer a otros en lugares difíciles de dolor y necesidad.
By Juan Carabaña
Juan Carabaña shares how practicing discipleship often means meeting others in difficult places of pain and need.
By Jay Sidebotham
Jay Sidebotham shares the role of leaders – both lay and clergy – in building more meaningful discipleship.
By Susan Snook
Susan Snook lays out the importance of looking outwards, re-focusing our money on God’s full mission for us and allowing ourselves to “be sent” where God leads us.
By Greg Syler
With his own job about to change, Greg Syler explores what the role of a rector is from perceived expectations to the church-wide Canons.