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By Callie Swanlund
The Rev. Callie Swanlund will lead us in an interactive webinar, drawing on her work as a faith leader and a Certified Daring Way Facilitator in the work of Dr. Brené Brown.
By Joshua Rodriguez-Hobbs
Learn about trauma response from a behavioral sciences perspective, as well as how to respond pastorally and theologically to traumatized individuals.
By Sandra Montes y Luis Barrios
Un cafecito con Sandra y Luis.
By Carsten Sierck and Demi Prentiss
Social distancing puts a strain on church finances. When online worship makes passing the plate impossible, who’s handling the money and who’s keeping track of it?
By Martin Darby
Join lay leader Martin Darby as he discusses servant leadership and what leaders can do in this time of crisis.
By Linda Buskirk
Yes, this is a time to refrain from embracing. But what else does this scary time of COVID-19 offer to those in church leadership?
By ECFVP Editorial Team
Below you will find resources we’ve gathered from across the Church, designed to inform and support us through the current COVID-19 pandemic.
By Greg Syler
Greg Syler reminds us that Jesus says very clearly in John 12:44-50: “I do not judge anyone who hears my words and does not keep them, for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.” In our blog, Greg explores a worrying perception among young non-Christians (nones) that Christians are judgmental. What would it take to change their minds?
By Richelle Thompson
In our latest blog, Richelle Thompson tells the story of the Good Book Club. In 2018, Forward Movement organized the initiative and brought in partner organizations from across the Episcopal Church. For the first year, they read the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts. Last year they read Paul’s letter to the Romans and their mailing list doubled. This year, the Good Book Club focuses on the Gospel of John and another 3,000 people have joined the weekly email list.
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
Lisa G. Fischbeck explores an overlay between authentic acting and church in our latest blog. Being open to the spontaneous and being able to move in and out of a variety of roles are vital practices for good actors as they are for faithful living.