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In today’s economy, a well-trained and properly focused governing board can mean the difference between a seminary staying afloat – thriving, even – and having a dire fate. Theological schools throughout North America have turned for help on this to In Trust.

 

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Are there better ways to run congregational boards? One consultant offers up best practices.

A congregation’s relationship with its pastor is kind of like a marriage, says religion researcher Cynthia Woolever. The wrong chemistry can lead to years of disappointment, stress and conflict. Woolever offers some key strategies for finding — and keeping — a pastor that's right for your church.

The biggest challenge a president faces is meeting the needs of the institution. These days, those are often financial.

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Strategic planning is an intentional and ongoing process by which congregational leaders identify... More > One of the key shifts in the relationship between local congregations and denominational offices,... More >
When Methodist pastor Gil Wise arrived at the dark, dirty storefront church in 2000, he didn’t know... More > For Rev. Lewicki, the support provided by the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) was a... More >

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Sunday Church Servicing in the Wake of Hurricane Michael

"Church leaders knew the Sunday following the storm would be important and necessary in what's expected to be a...

Relationship Across Rupture

On Being with Sally Kohn & Erick Erickson, “Relationship Across Rupture”Two lightning-rod figures on...

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has received a $1 million grant

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has received a $1 million grant to help establish the CBF Thriving in Ministry...

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