April 19, 2022
What are we rebuilding and why?
Congregations should see with new eyes as they re-envision ministries in a world reshaped by twin pandemics, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.learn more about What are we rebuilding and why?
November 30, 2021
My church is a beautiful waste of money
By the metrics of business management and capitalism, the work of churches and pastors is redundant.learn more about My church is a beautiful waste of money
November 16, 2021
Michael Plekon: Stories tell you about the struggle to keep being the church
Church decline can’t be denied, but there is hope in the many stories of resurrection, says a sociologist and Orthodox priest.learn more about Michael Plekon: Stories tell you about the struggle to keep being the church
February 23, 2021
Churches in the nation’s capital seek to balance welcome and security
After a fire, protests and the tear-gassing of peaceful demonstrators, St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., boarded up its stained-glass windows and reluctantly agreed to the installation of a chain-link fence. But the congregation is finding ways for their building to remain a place of welcome and refuge, as are others in the city.learn more about Churches in the nation’s capital seek to balance welcome and security