I had an eating disorder, and it is time to share that story

    I had an eating disorder, and it is time to share that story   Martha Tatarnic March 25,2019   CONTENT WARNING: The following content mentions eating disorder symptoms and may be triggering for some individuals — please read with caution. I had an eating disorder. I was in my early twenties and thought I had won … Continue reading “I had an eating disorder, and it is time to share that story”

Archbishop Welby warns against “cultural imperialism” in evangelism to other faiths

Posted on: March 14, 2019   The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, delivering the lecture “Good news for everyone? Evangelism and other faiths”, at Lambeth Palace last night (Wednesday). Photo Credit: Lambeth Palace The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has warned against “cultural imperialism” and called for Christians to be sensitive and seek genuine dialogue … Continue reading “Archbishop Welby warns against “cultural imperialism” in evangelism to other faiths”

Amy Butler: God’s up to something; will the church be part of it?

Photo courtesy of The Riverside Church FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   As the church becomes pushed to the margins of society, it gains remarkable freedom, the senior minister of The Riverside Church says in this interview. If we have the courage to live into the gospel, who knows what could happen? Tuesday, July 28, 2015 After decades in … Continue reading “Amy Butler: God’s up to something; will the church be part of it?”

The three phases of launching a church-based social enterprise

Bigstock / Makc By Matt Overton Associate pastor, Columbia Presbyterian Church, Vancouver, Washington FacebookTwitterEmailPrint A youth pastor who began a church-based social enterprise shares advice for others interested in this kind of ministry. The three initial phases are discernment, consulting with the community and testing. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Starting a Christian social enterprise is difficult … Continue reading “The three phases of launching a church-based social enterprise”

N. Graham Standish: What are the next chapters of your church’s narrative?

Photo by Malerapaso   By N. Graham Standish Executive director, Samaritan Counseling, Guidance, Consulting FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   Leading a congregation into the future requires understanding its story — and helping it envision what new chapters might come next. Tuesday, January 8, 2019 I recently had a conversation with a pastor about her first month in a new … Continue reading “N. Graham Standish: What are the next chapters of your church’s narrative?”