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What do you think of when you think of stewardship? For some, it brings to mind a business transaction in which people are held responsible for certain resources. For others, it is linked to the financial and legal secur ...

Category: Environment Morality Religion

Church leaders tend to use a lot of metaphors about family. They want to create a loving, homey environment where everyone feels cared for and welcome. Your church family may not always see eye to eye, but ideally you sh ...

Category: Politics Religion

Saying goodbye is not easy, but sometimes it's necessary. Contrary to what many people may claim, church membership is not a lifelong commitment. There are many reasons you may decide to leave your church, and doing so g ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

A healthy church is like a big family. Members may disagree every once in a while, but overall, you should expect that others love and support you, and you should feel free to offer the same care in return. When church n ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Politics Religion

The holiday season often inspires people to be even more generous than they usually are. It's common for church members to give gifts to their congregation leaders such as the pastor, the music minister, childcare worker ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

A newsletter is a great way to keep members and other interested parties informed about what is going on in your congregation. It doesn't do you any good, however, if no one reads it. Follow these tips for making your ch ...

Category: Religion

You probably already know how important it is for your church to have a good website. Do you know how valuable social media can be, though? Here are some tips on using social media to your advantage. Planning Strategy ...

Category: Religion

You searched for a long time, but you finally did it. You found a church where you feel like you belong. It has a great children's program for the kids and engaging worship. Best of all, it seems to prioritize full gende ...

Category: Morality Politics Religion

Many LGBTQIA+ Christians struggle to reconcile their gender or sexual identities with their desire to join a faith community. If you are looking for a place to worship, you may be wary of congregations that seem friendly ...

Category: Equal Rights Religion

During the coronavirus pandemic, most churches have adjusted their service options to online meetings or adopted responsible social distancing guidelines. These safety procedures are especially important for choirs, as s ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion