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Blessed are the Bean Counters

Let's face it: There’s no glory for the Bean Counters. 


Always On a Sunday?

The Pew Research Center just released the results of a study about how church goers choose a new place of worship. 


The Tradition (!) of Innovation

Picture innovation. You probably picture gadgets, right? Technology, not poetry! 


Heroes Among Us

Something wonderful is happening in the Evangelical church in this country. 


Summer Communities of Service

Ten-year-old children breaking out into song and dance; preschoolers lighting up in awe at writing their ABCs; teenagers finding a safe space to be who they are – Summer Communities of Service interns are there.  


Discernment is the Roadmap

The Church needs appropriate resources to identify, empower, support and hold accountable faithful, effective, excellent, and healthy clergy leaders. 


Getting Comfortable with Mystery

The most important thing to know about Job is that it was written as a play, a piece of literary art, and it addresses the hardest question of faith –– why bad things happen to good people. 


Rebuilding for the future

On Main Street in Louisville, the architecture is fascinating.


Clergy Health

How healthy is your pastor? 


Children: There Is No Future Without Them

I attended Faith Forward, a conference for progressive thinking church people who are involved in church based faith formation of children and youth.