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Blog entry
November 21, 2014 | With my gifts, experiences and limitations, how can I make my best contribution to your organization right now? Asking this question is the first step in discerning whether you are the right person and this is the right time to volunteer to serve.
Sermon
November 17, 2014 | In Advent, dare to feel the depth. Never mind the width. If you're tired of waiting, go deeper, says the noted preacher.
Reflection
November 17, 2014 | An Episcopal priest learns a valuable lesson from a run-in with a smartphone. The choice is yours every moment of every day: focus on lack or appreciate the abundance.
Reflection
November 17, 2014 | Many Christian leaders reject the notion of branding the church. But churches could use brand association as a signifier of identity, thus inviting people to step into mystery and wonder, writes a theologian.
Q&A
November 17, 2014 | Leaders of the humanitarian organization hope the series of case studies will help staff, donors and supporters better understand the dilemmas it faces on the ground.
Reflection
November 17, 2014 | There are a lot of leadership books out there, and many offer useful tools. But they work only if leaders are flexible enough to fit those tools to the situation at hand.
Blog entry
November 14, 2014 | We must transform the workplace, the home and the play place into spaces that care for the vulnerable, for Christ himself.
Q&A
November 12, 2014 | Moving from darkness to light is part of the Advent journey for an artist, writer and minister who uses the arts to encourage contemplation during the season.
Blog entry
November 12, 2014 | The bottom line: It is your responsibility to keep your professional development and priorities on your boss’s mind.
Blog entry
November 6, 2014 | Institutional leaders and their colleagues can use the energy unleashed by a transition to encourage positive change. What processes can you put in place to make a difference?
Blog entry
November 6, 2014 | If no one in power is pointing cannons at us, are we doing our jobs as Christian churches, institutions and institutional leaders?
Article
November 4, 2014 | In this six-part series, an Oregon pastor looks at ways that the influential field of game theory might help Christian leaders and congregations deal with issues such as conflict, criticism, growth and decline, and behavior change.
Blog entry
November 3, 2014 | If pockets of the national and denominational level church can acknowledge the networked realities of our relationships to each other and institutions, how do we begin to think about this at the local church level?
Q&A
November 3, 2014 | Forty years after starting the Alban Institute, Loren Mead is still convinced that the local church is 'where the rubber meets the road.'
Reflection
November 3, 2014 | Games are powerful motivators, and they can change our behavior. In the church, we can track such practices as Scripture reading, prayer, hospitality and offering forgiveness.