CONVERGENCE offers numerous leadership and community development webinars on-demand or in a cohort:
The Faith+Lead Learning Lab is a place to listen, learn, innovate, and grow. Join other spiritual leaders in grappling with real-world challenges and discoveries of ministry in the 21st Century.
The church - every church - faces new challenges, imagining what church looks like moving forward from 2020. The Courageous Church Online Summit, dives into leading questions on vision, identity, leadership, and hope, hearing from leading voices and provocative thought leaders on the next best steps for a vital progressive faith movement.
Thriving Beyond COVID is a scripture-based small and large group study that will encourage, inspire, and challenge members and get them in a positive frame of mind for your post-COVID journey. Challenges can be managed with faith and a plan. This two-minute video is an introduction. A leader guide, small and large group participant guides, as well as videos are available for free download here.
LeaderWise's CrossForm is a unique cohort experience that joins a team of 5 leaders from your church with other churches across the country who are asking the same question. Embrace transformation with this guided, intentional process that honors both the inward and outward journey. Find complete information at LeaderWise.org.
A Church for Starving Artists blogger Jan Edmiston considers, Is Empathizing the Same as Coddling? (Your Answer Impacts Who We Are s the Church).
Rev. Lee Ann Pomrenke offers reopening and revamping insight and tips - both personal and congregational - in A Hard Factory Reset: Big Life Changes Made During the Pandemic.
In Coming to Peace, Rev. Dr. Cameron Trimble shares a list of requirements for the process of moving through conflict in ourselves, our families, and groups; developed by Buddhist spiritual teacher Isa Gucciardi's and based on Indigenous practices of honest dialogue and self-reflection.
Jessica Guleth wonders, "What does it look like for the voices of our youth to be invited in, heard and included in the ways we do for adults? What needs adjusting in our minds and hearts to see and hear them as members?" in The Future of the Church Is Young.
Rev. Dr. Michael Piazza reflects on The Deepening Divide and how it harms us all - and offers some gentle correctives.
Eileen Campbell-Reed explains the importance of Cultivating Good Questions
~ing Podcast Episode 40: Pastoring during the Pandemic
Five pastors who have ministered during the pandemic sit down to discuss leading, growing, and being as people of God navigating a global pandemic together.
Now Is the Time for Risk-taking Leadership by Bill Wilson
by Dr. Rick Herrick on May 25, 2021
Springtide Research Institute is a wealth of research-based information for boundaries and best practices for youth and young adult ministries. The New Normal: 8 Ways to Care for Gen Z in a Post-Pandemic World is but one example.
Let people know who you are, engage in civic discourse, and identify as networked within your community: get inspired by leaders from Alexandria, MN here.
Richard Rohr asks leaders to become - or make room for - Becoming Wise Fools.