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1 Corinthians 1:13

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Playing and praying with children in worship


Although church leaders often worry that switching from full-time to part-time clergy will lead to decline, congregations across the country are finding new vitality by reimagining the roles of clergy and laypeople.


Pastors seeking to support justice movements should let people on the front lines lead. This means clergy are going to have to get used to being uncomfortable, writes a pastor from Charlotte, North Carolina.

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There is a distinction between the role you occupy and the person you are, writes a managing director at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.

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Giving kids a place in the front of the sanctuary allows them to worship in a way that comes naturally to them: through play.

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Finding good people to serve your congregation or organization isn't enough, writes a pastor. You also need to develop a strategy to retain them.

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The lonely death of a member of his community prompts the director of a community garden to reconsider the project's mission.

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