Faith+Leader Stories

Chris Kramer: Ministry Amidst a Housing Crisis

How can we really be the hands and feet of Christ in the world?

Tyler Sit: Co-Creation Is Our Discipleship Ethic

Value responsiveness over relevance

Rooted Transformation on a Small Farm

A pastor-farmer compares old ways and new

September Penn: The Power of Song

Musical theater crosses boundaries

Chuck Whitley: Business Coaching with Spiritual Direction

Combining contemplative spiritual direction methods with coaching for Christian business leaders

Andrew Nemr: Artistic and Spiritual Formation

Tap dancer Andrew Nemr describes the parallels of art and ministry

Scarcity and Addiction

How learning the true meaning of God's abundance helped me make sense of my addiction and recovery.

Grief, Money Narratives, and Annual Giving

How naming grief helped one congregation recover reasons to give.

Colleen Montgomery: All-Digital Ministry

Colleen Montgomery Leads “All Places Together”

From Players to Platform

How a 141-year-old congregation pivoted from being defined by its building to becoming part of a larger ecosystem of love and care.

Jennifer Oliver: Empower Your Food System

Meet innovative leader Jennifer Oliver

Bethany McKinney Fox: A Church Living Out “Beloved Everybody”

Cultivating mutuality and genuine friendship among people with or without intellectual or developmental disabilities

Tim Anderson: Connecting Churches with Their Neighborhoods

Reimagining physical space for community flourishing

Sean Steele: Communities for People Who Love God, But Feel Left Out of the Church

Innovative leader Sean Steele tends micro-communities that flourish.

Heidi Ferris: Eco-Education into Action

Read how one faithful innovator connects environmental justice to faith.