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Long-Distance Leadership: managing a remote or hybrid workforce the right way

By Kate Zabriskie Managing people who work from home is nothing new for many leaders, but getting the mechanics right can be another matter. With a few smart moves, anyone can learn to manage a remote workforce effectively.   Move One: Recognize that you may have been thrown into the deep end of the pool […]

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Profiles in grace

For the creators of Summit TV, their stories are beacons — for pastors and church members alike — that signal, I’ve been there, too. By RaeAnn Slaybaugh A visit to the Summit Integrated Systems website uncovers a wealth of church audio, video and lighting products and expertise. As a leader in this space, that’s expected. […]

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Pastors: child sexual abuse prevention starts at home!

By Gregory S. Love & Kimberlee D. Norris Headlines related to child sexual abuse continue to rock the Church, and faith-based organizations continue to reevaluate sexual abuse response and resources.  The New Year provides a good opportunity to ‘check in’ on current church practices related to child sexual abuse. We asked Kimberlee D. Norris and […]

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The hidden costs of job relocation

    By Vincent J. Schera, ACC®, CCP® You’re excited to start a new position, or to accept a new call to a church or organization that you’ve been offered in another city or state. The compensation package is an improvement over what you are currently receiving, and the location seems ideal for you and […]

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Church Safety: A Q&A with Sutherland Springs Pastor Frank Pomeroy

By Kirk Evans If you are wondering whether it’s time to come up with a more cohesive, actionable defensive plan for your church family, the short answer is yes, now is the time.  To help you understand what this entails through the eyes of another church leader, we sat down and chatted with Pastor Frank […]

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Radical obedience, reimagined space, real impact

In their new, reimagined church home — a former Best Buy — Forward City Church can finally do ministry the way its founders have always dreamed of By RaeAnn Slaybaugh Pastor Travis Greene and his wife, Dr. Jackie Greene, started Forward City just five years ago after relocating to Columbia, SC from Charlotte.  Though the […]

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Gathering again in 2022

  As ministries all over the world look to resume in-person meetings and conventions, after the last two years, it feels important to ask whether events like these are truly necessary. Is there benefit in the gathering? Is it worth the cost, time, and effort? We believe the answer is a resounding “Yes.” Why Do […]

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Bishop Derek Grier invites faith leaders to ‘DC Talks’ to discuss ongoing racial issues

Banquet and ongoing ‘Let’s Talk’ conversations give participants chance to be heard, brainstorm solutions. Based on the biblical admonition in Malachi 3:16 that “those who feared the Lord talked with each other, and the Lord listened and heard,” Bishop Derek Grier of Grace Church in northern Virginia is inviting pastors and faith leaders from across […]

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Brotherhood Mutual Foundation initiates the Kingdom Advancing Grant to award up to $100,000 to Innovative Church Programs

  In support of Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company’s mission to serve America’s churches so they can focus on building the Kingdom, a new granting opportunity has been funded through the Brotherhood Mutual FoundationSM. The Kingdom Advancing GrantSM will be awarded to innovative Christian church programs that are transforming local communities through ministry. The goal is […]

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The Church — Neither a Victim nor an Accessory Be

There is a different kind of global epidemic that we are facing as the Church about which no one wants to talk. Sex trafficking and exploitation is happening everywhere, even in our own backyards, and its root cause — childhood sexual abuse — is rampant. One out of three girls and one out of five […]

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