in Vital Posts and filtered by Discernment, Small Churches, Discipleship + 5 other(s)
By Cathy Hornberger
This month we offer five resources on race and multi-cultural congregations.
By Richelle Thompson
In breakout sessions and a Q&A period, the sentiment was universal: we want to read scripture. We need to read it. God is calling us to read, reflect, and respond.
By Ranjit Mathews
In our latest blog, Ranjit Mathews addresses the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol and its part in the White supremacy woven through United States’ history.
By Paul Klitzke
Paul Klitzke shares a vlog tour of ECF Vital Practices
By Betsy Ivey and Kirk Berlenbach
In our latest blog, Betsy Ivey and Kirk Berlenbach discuss the transition of older urban churches with diminishing congregations to a missional model based on outreach and service to the community.
By Nicole Foster
Nicole Foster details an unfortunate ritual of racism in the Church and how we can uproot it.
By Amanda L. Nickles
In Let’s Remember Hope, Amanda Nickles remembers words from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s powerful I Have a Dream speech and is hopeful that we can all live united in love, care and compassion for one another.
By Ken Howard
In "I Can’t Breathe" - Mapping Systemic Racism, Ken Howard uses mapping and probability to prove that systemic racism exists. See for yourself.
By Ken Kroohs
Ken Kroohs compares wearing red during Pentecost to those crew members in the original Star Trek who wore red on away missions. Most of the red-shirted crew died on those missions, while Scripture tells us we are to die (to self) in God’s mission.
By Sam Dessordi Peres Leite
This month Sam Dessordi Peres Leite shares five resources on Multi-Cultural Congregations.