July 7, 2020
Dave Odom: 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.learn more about Dave Odom: What does financial sustainability mean in the midst of inequity?
January 21, 2020
Nathan Kirkpatrick: 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.learn more about Nathan Kirkpatrick: Are churches counting what counts?
November 12, 2019
Dave Odom: How do I make my program sustainable?
Planning for the future is not primarily about trimming costs or adding a bit of revenue. A strategic sustainability plan involves regularly revisiting foundational questions about your program’s purpose and impact.learn more about Dave Odom: How do I make my program sustainable?
March 19, 2019
Susan M. Weber: Reframing evaluation
Effective evaluation is about learning from one’s work, not judgment. It is a process that must be in place from the beginning of a project and be done in community, writes the director of the Evaluation & Communication Project at the Center for Congregations.learn more about Susan M. Weber: Reframing evaluation