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By Mike Michie and Clay Lein
Mike Michie and Clay Lein have been successful church planters with thriving congregations. They share the three tenets they follow to have committed and empowered leaders.
Knowing where to turn for quality resources is important during times of tragedy or crisis. This short list includes resources designed for helping adults offer healing and comfort to children.
By Marek Zabriskie
Los estudios revelan que de lejos el factor número uno en el crecimiento de la iglesia y en el desarrollo espiritual es tener un vínculo constante con las Escrituras.
By Dick Kurth
We pushed and pried in private with some vestry members. What were their real attitudes toward “the numbers?”
By Anne Ditzler
Can fundraising be good for your spiritual health? Henri Nouwen thinks so.
By Richelle Thompson
En mis 14 años de haber estado casada con un sacerdote, fui testigo de todas las maneras posibles en que una feligresía cuida a su sacerdote.
By Gary Gleason
"Why should we spend a year trying to get a new minister? I could fill this job in about a week!" the vestry member proclaimed. "Yes," I replied, "but its not a good idea."
By Tom Patterson
Especially in these difficult economic times, when every penny counts, an effective church audit is a necessity and no longer an option.
By Craig A. Bossi
Effective budgeting is not the result of the stressful days and nights of budget preparation, or the reams of financial spreadsheets produced, or even the many hard choices required to finalize a budget.
By Laurel Johnston
Interviews with ten Latino/Hispanic congregations reveal best practices of stewardship.