Leadership

By Charles E. Jenkins
In a conversation one afternoon Ed Friedman wondered aloud about “the good people of the world who are burning out trying to change the unmotivated.”
By Thomas P. Holland
The issues of leadership that were often raised in the Zacchaeus Project discussions led to initiation of the Emmaus Project.
By Stacy Sauls
Stacy Sauls invites us to image a different kind of church, one formed around making Christ truly present in the world. More
A tool for congregational leaders who are considering hiring a consultant - or professional resource - to assist them in reaching their goals.
By Ronald D. Pogue
“Being on the Same Page” by Ron Pogue, reminds us of the value of our congregation’s governing documents and how they can be a useful tool for decision making.
By William A. Doubleday
In “Knowledge is Power,” William Doubleday introduces congregational leaders to the resources available to them in Canon 7: Of Business Methods in Church Affairs.
By Alberto CutiƩ
Alberto Cutié shares key differences in governance between the Episcopal and Roman Catholic churches. Available in both Spanish and English.
By Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook
“Our Story” by Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook explores the roots of our democratic style of governance and invites us to consider ways to balance an organization’s need for order with its equally important need for creativity and ris…
By William F. Dopp
Our attitudes often dictate what kind of people we become. Likewise, our attitudes as communities of faith dictate what kinds of congregations we become. Here are two good examples.