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Sustainability

July 7, 2020

What does financial sustainability mean in the midst of inequity?

How we measure the investment in organizations can shortchange commitments that different racial, ethnic and cultural communities make to their ministries, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.

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January 14, 2020

Are churches counting what counts?

Beyond average Sunday attendance, there are other ways to measure the role of churches in the community. Things like footprint, partners, impact and calling also tell a story.

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November 12, 2019

How do I make my program sustainable?

A strategic sustainability plan involves regularly revisiting foundational questions about your program’s purpose and impact.

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March 19, 2019

Reframing evaluation

Effective evaluation is about learning from one’s work, not judgment, writes the director of the Evaluation & Communication Project at the Center for Congregations.

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