More Congregational Vitality
article
"You Can't Quit Smoking for Someone Else": Technical Problems and Adaptive Challenges
The easily readable article explains the differences between technical and adaptive challenges.
article
Questions about How to Measure Online Attendance
This article covers simple engagement metrics for worship and advice to improve virtual interaction.
organization
The Colossian Forum
This organization helps Christian communities use cultural conflicts as opportunities for growth rather than division.
media
Simon Sinek - The Golden Circle - Ted Talk
Ted Talk from Sinek's book "Start with Why" articulates the difference between value-based and feature-based communication. The difference is important to understand how people view and relate to organizations.
organization
Braver Angels
This organization helps Americans seek understanding across red and blue political lines, aiming to dissolve political stereotypes and prevent hatred from political disagreements.
web resource
Pastoral Care in the Time of COVID-19
This curated list of resources helps faith leaders tend to unique circumstances such as mourning from a distance, virtual rituals, 12-step groups, domestic violence, and grief.
web resource
Small-Church Pastors Adapt and Recover Kit (SPARK)
During the pandemic, this webpage helps small membership church leaders to adapt and recover from losses.
article
Guidance for the New Normal
This blog post summarizes good reopening practices from multiple sources for returning to worship facilities after COVID-19 restrictions.
article
7 Shifts Churches Need to Make Because of the Coronavirus
This article encourages intentional leadership shifts to remain vital during COVID-19.
article
Ministering During COVID-19: Creative Ideas for Small Rural Congregations
This article lists doable, creative ideas from small rural congregations for how to do ministry under COVID-19 restrictions.
article
Prepare Now for Post-Pandemic Ministry, Church Professionals Urge
This thoughtful article provides key leadership actions to prepare for congregational life after COVID-19 social distancing.
article
Returning to Church: Ministry in the COVID-19 Outbreak
This ecumenical document outlines specific reopening phases with recommendations for worship, programming, safety measures, and staff.
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.