Search ResultsRestore the Joy of Salvation On the twenty-seventh day of Lent, Jan Richardson ponders on the topic of joy in Psalm 51:1-12. She asks us to consider the ways in which we can invite God deeper into our spirits.
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See more hymns... Thriving in Urban Ministry: Exploring the Role of Pain and Hope in the Journey of Faith Discussing her research in "understanding how urban youth ministry workers relate with God" after experiencing a crisis, this article by Christian J. Fort highlights the importance of providing workers with emotional safety and opportunities for healing. | | Youth ministry and social media: Leaving a congregation Guest blogger Erica Schemper on some of the social media challenges of leaving a congregation where she served as minister of children and youth and how she has navigated that transition. This is part two of... | | 7 Obstacles Pastors Face When Helping Congregations Integrate Faith and Everyday Work Dwight Dubois presents difficulties for pastors' helping people integrate faith and work, including lack of theological grounding, division between sacred and secular, pressure to focus ministry within the church, and problems in defining ministry. | | Ministry Inspired by Home- and the Spirit This commentary on 2 Timothy 1:1-14 addresses two themes of this exhortation to Timothy: the home/family as a root and sanctuary of Gospel ministry, and the power of the Spirit for engaging in that Gospel ministry. | | Legacy Ministries to Dying Churches Give Congregations a Way to End Well Referencing a program that brings end-of-life care to dying churches, this article by Yonat Shimron discusses how declining congregations may plan their closures in a way that provides hope in the resurrection through new Church ministries. | | Ministry Team Leadership: Go Deeper ... fulfillment through service, Kimberly MacNeill's article encourages ministry leaders to commit to their volunteers' spiritual growth ... | |