Which Stories Are We Living In?

Deepening the church's life in the story and Way of Jesus

How We Used Human-Centered Design While Creating Curriculum

Gleaning theological insights from design thinking principles

Types of Givers: Ideas for Engaging Different Donors

Four unique giving types make up most donor pools.

Re-entry from Pastoral Sabbaticals

How to keep the renewal going

The Pandemic’s Impact on the Congregation’s Bottom Line

Hopeful determination

Connecting Race, Faith, and Mental Health

How BIPOC members of Gen Z combine these identities

Forgiveness and Worship in Rural Communities

There is wisdom—and discomfort—in keeping space together before rushing to reconciliation

Young People Keep the Faith

Religion Isn’t dying with Gen Z

7 Ways to Share Your Sermon throughout the Week

Learn how to continue sharing your sermon without adding to your overwhelm

Embracing the Mixed Ecology

How emerging and inherited forms of church belong together

Stewardship Ministry Matters

Your feedback shapes our work

Research, Faith, and Developmental Disabilities

Start here to help your church become truly inclusive of persons with disabilities.

The Untold Story of Medical Debt

How can the church help people who are drowning in unjust debt?

What if Your Congregation Has Become Reliant on One Donor’s Giving? 

Results and wisdom from a survey with 10 top-giver households and 70 pastors.

Learning From and With Rural Ministry Leaders

Discoveries from conversations with rural leaders.

Upcoming Leadership Training Series


Apply the insights of Brené Brown’s work to your faithful leadership.

Upcoming Lay Leader Training Cohort


The School for Lay Ministry is Back! Reserve your spot today.

Upcoming Preaching Workshop


Address controversial topics from the pulpit with wisdom, humor, and grace.