Church Leadership Archives - Page 2 of 45 - Seedbed

Special ministry contexts warrant special considerations. Anglican Collective interviews a pastor who ministers in a tense situation about ministry in religiously plural contexts.

Jesus remains a popular figure in North America, but the same could not be said of the church's reputation. Read more from Travis Collins as he shares both the problem and hope of the church's future.

Pastors and night janitors are not so different as they might seem, and pastors can learn a lot from janitors. David Drury shares wisdom from his time working as a night janitor in the very church where he met Jesus when he was six years old.

Sometimes the responses we offer to victims of abuse are simply wrong. Read more today from Mark Ongley as he suggests a better way forward.

Covenant renewal services revisit what it means to be a follower of Christ. Adapted by professor and worship designer Jonathan Powers, check out this modern order of worship adapted from John Wesley's service.

“Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy.” Sounds nice, but how do we find rest in a 24/7 world? Just as the Hebrews were slaves in Egypt, we have become slaves to technology. Our technological tools allow 24-hour productivity and connectivity, give us more control, and subtlety enslave us to busyness itself.

Most of us don't like to think about money and fundraising in ministry, but sometimes it is necessary. Bill Reid shares with us how some new federal legislation can help you have a fundraising bonanza!

Need funding for ministry? Church Leader Collective has a grant opportunity for you!

How people pray greatly impacts what they believe. The early Church taught its people prayers and how to pray so that their faith would be correct and intact. It was one of the ways the Church discipled its people and encouraged them in their spiritual life and growth. Read more from Steven Bruns as he continues his series on discipleship in the early church.

Should the church ordain women? In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Ben Wayman responds to common objections that would limit ordination to men.