filtered by Discipleship, Endowments
By Juliette Acker
A sustainable endowment depends on wise spending. Do you need to take a fresh look at how you make spending decisions at your church? In the following infographic, we clarify five common misconceptions that may affect your endowment spending decisions.
By Gerlene (GJ) Gordy
While Western culture often equates assets with things one can own and that have monetary value, in Reimagining Assets GJ Gordy shares a Navajo perspective, reminding us that culture, relationships and intergenerational wisdom are also essential community assets.
By Scott Gunn
Cuando se nos pide que especulemos sobre cómo será la Iglesia en 2050, la respuesta prudente es: "Sólo Dios lo sabe". Pero eso no causa ninguna gracia.
By Scott Gunn
In Discipleship or Bust: The Church in 2050, Scott Gunn predicts disciple-making will be at the heart of a church that is vibrant and growing in the years to come.
By Prema Vas
We live in a culture that encourages us to ‘follow your heart’ constantly. But is that good advice? In To Feel or Not to Feel, Prema Vas shares a reflection on how she navigates immense and overwhelming feelings, with help from Jesus.
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 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 Lisa G. Fischbeck
In our latest blog, Lisa G. Fischbeck imagines how Jesus would be a good Zoom bomber, not a malicious one like the kind that spout epithets, but the kind that might take over our screen with words of love and peace.
By Connie Rux
As church, how we raise, spend and steward our money can tell a powerful story about our values. In Growing God’s Work, Connie Rux tells the story of All Saints Episcopal Church in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and how they have adapted through their history to be stewards of God’s many gifts to their community.
By Ken Howard
What did we learn from our first week of online worship?