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Learning as We Go with Dr. Bill Owen

What have we learned these last two years? What are you learning? I remain hope-filled for us participating in Project Thrive. I am hopeful we will courageously follow new paths, innovate, and even change our minds as necessary about how we have always done things....

Change with Rev. Nick Baird-Chrisohon

Transcript and Footnotes: “We want you to reach out to young people.”“How do you plan to do that?” “We hired you.” I have had this conversation multiple times and expect at least a few more in my career. As a clergyperson under the age of 50, that is the primary...

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Some Good News

Some Good News

Need some good news?  I needed some good news. Working with congregations and clergy these days is often an exercise in encouraging the discouraged. The data, surveys, media and real-life experiences combine to paint a bleak...

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Thriving Traits: Missional Focus

Thriving Traits: Missional Focus

Missional focus goes beyond choosing where to provide monetary aid. Take a look at how the identity of a church guides the missional focus of the congregation.

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