Development

Loneliness in the Ministry

Ministry can be lonely, even under normal conditions. But add in a pandemic and it can multiply! Many clergy are now working harder than ever, yet, with fewer connections with people that bring them joy and companionship.  Clergy and church leaders are now experiencing a new level of loneliness...

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Things to Consider When Preaching on Generosity

Are you a preacher who would like to get more comfortable with preaching about money? Then I have a deal for you!  I sat down with Rev. Trista Soendker-Nicholson, Foundation board member and self-proclaimed preaching nerd, to pick her brain about how to preach through a generosity campaign.  Our...

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It’s All About the Basics

For years, I sat on the side lines, watching my son be coached on baseball and soccer fields, basketball courts and hockey arenas. With all that instruction, you would think I would have absorbed how to play at least one of those sports. However, I am no better an...

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