April 1, 2021
The cemetery at Siloam Hope First Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where Wanda Lundy is pastor. Photo by Alexis Llewellyn The last year has been a reminder that death is part of the process that moves us toward new life, writes an assistant professor, mentoring program leader and pastor. Being in relationship with other […]read moreabout From Good Friday to Easter Sunday
March 9, 2021
iStock / Lubo Ivanko The move to doing church online isn’t just a necessity during the pandemic. It prepares religious institutions to become more flexible in meeting future challenges long-term, says a scholar who researches digital religion. From the outset, the pandemic has forced religious groups and leaders to re-imagine their traditional practices and […]read moreabout What can the church learn from the pandemic about engaging with technology?
December 8, 2020
iStock / DariaRen From her perspective in the midst of the pandemic and with a new year dawning, a New York pastor advocates for leaders to look again for possibilities. Advent is upon us, and many are bracing to restart in a new year. Scientists have told us that we need to prepare for more […]read moreabout What is possible? Out of a season of hardship and into a season of hope
December 8, 2020
iStock / Tolgart Innovation isn’t a good unto itself; at its core, innovation is about solving problems, says the co-founder of RootedGood. She shares the lessons she has learned as a social entrepreneur. Is innovation becoming an unholy grail? It’s tempting to believe the promise of innovation: Innovate and our future will be secured. Start […]read moreabout 10 guidelines for faithful innovation by a social entrepreneur