Concerned about violence in their city, members of a declining church in Oakland shifted focus, redefined its ministry and invited nonprofit service agencies to work together as the Oakland Peace Center.learn more about A tiny congregation with a big building is resurrected as a center for peace
March 20, 2018
Shifting direction can be exhausting. The key to a wise pivot is keeping one foot firmly planted on the ground — remembering your mission and values — writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.learn more about Dave Odom: How do you decide when to pivot?
December 12, 2017
The 146-year-old Baptist congregation hopes a smaller footprint will allow the church to redefine its mission and identity while saving its historic sanctuary.learn more about A downtown church forges a new path when it decides to tear down two decaying buildings