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April 2021 Resource - The Post-Quarantine Church: Six Urgent Challenges and Opportunities
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April 2021 Resource - The Post-Quarantine Church: Six Urgent Challenges and Opportunities

Post-pandemic, churches should prepare for and embrace ministry changes that were perceived as “temporary,” but will become normal ministry practices.

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March 2021 Resource - From Social Media to Social Ministry: A Guide to Digital Discipleship copy
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March 2021 Resource - From Social Media to Social Ministry: A Guide to Digital Discipleship copy

Congregations can utilize social media platforms to share/communicate the gospel of Jesus Christ and extend faith communities in a digital age.

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February 2021 Resource - A Better Offering: 5 Unmistakable Habits of Generous Churches
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February 2021 Resource - A Better Offering: 5 Unmistakable Habits of Generous Churches

The current pandemic caused congregations to reconsider the offering and year-round generosity practices in order to adapt to a changing church culture and environment.

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January 2021 Resource - Tempered Resilience: How Leaders are Formed in the Crucible of Change
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January 2021 Resource - Tempered Resilience: How Leaders are Formed in the Crucible of Change

Developing resilient leadership is a necessary quality for clergy and other leaders, who are leading and guiding congregations/organizations through radical challenges in an ever-changing world.

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December 2020 Resource - Mission Possible: A Simple Structure for Missional Effectiveness
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December 2020 Resource - Mission Possible: A Simple Structure for Missional Effectiveness

Adoption of simplified accountable governance models can lead congregations to become more effective and ministry focused.

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November 2020 Resource - Flourishing in Ministry: How to Cultivate Clergy Wellbeing
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November 2020 Resource - Flourishing in Ministry: How to Cultivate Clergy Wellbeing

Clergy can effectively minister and flourish when intentional structures and practices are provided for professional and personal wellbeing.

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October 2020 Resource - Fundraising When Times are Bad: A Guide for Nonprofit Leaders
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October 2020 Resource - Fundraising When Times are Bad: A Guide for Nonprofit Leaders

Nonprofit leaders and fundraisers can effectively raise funds during economically challenging times by altering strategies, while using standard fundraising practices.

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September 2020 Resource - Fishing Differently: Ministry Formation in the Marketplace
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September 2020 Resource - Fishing Differently: Ministry Formation in the Marketplace

Pastors and can make positive inroads into congregations by systematically listening, assessing the story of congregations with laity to move forward, and by doing ministry using new strategic approaches.

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August 2020 Resource - Better Together: Making Church Mergers Work
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August 2020 Resource - Better Together: Making Church Mergers Work

Congregations can effectively merge with another church or churches with shared values and missional focus, strategic discernment conversations, and adoption of the appropriate merger model.

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