By Jay Sidebotham
Jay Sidebotham shares the role of leaders – both lay and clergy – in building more meaningful discipleship.
By Steven Tomlinson
“If money were my god, how would I know?” Steven Tomlinson suggests small, intentional changes to improve our money behaviors and practice financial discipleship.
This month we offer five resources on discipleship. Please share this digest with new members of your vestry and extend an invitation to subscribe to ECF Vital Practices to receive Vestry Papers and the monthly digest.
We all know it’s coming. Letters are being written, folks are being asked to share their stories from the lectern, pledge cards are being designed. The annual giving campaign will soon be underway.
By Juan Carabaña
Juan Carabaña shares how practicing discipleship often means meeting others in difficult places of pain and need.
Scott Gunn shares his thoughts on preaching along with a reflection of a recent webinar.
Setting aside the content for a moment, I’d like to focus on the delivery device: a letter.
In all that, let us also share our faith with each other. Your story may be just the thing a sister or brother needs to be encouraged.
Autumn’s annual return means that most congregations are starting to put together financial plans for next year.
Steven Tomlinson recently wrote an article for ECF Vital Practices to help people better understand their relationship with money.
In this hyper-digital, connected-but-disconnected day and age, the church that finds a way to connect people to people so that everyone has someone to walk with them and represent Christ will not only be counter-cultural but …