Entries by Linda Kurtz

Finding Care in Fast Times

Each month, we post a series of blogs around a common topic. This fall we’ve asked a number of leaders to respond to the question, “What is saving your ministry right now?” We invite you to join the conversation here, on Facebook, or Twitter! By Chris Tuttle It was another busy Thursday night, shuffling between meetings.  I was […]

The Church Has Left the Building

Each month, we post a series of blogs around a common topic. This fall we’ve asked a number of leaders to respond to the question, “What is saving your ministry right now?” Sarah Butler is one of our workshop presenters for the 2016 National Gathering. Learn more about the workshop at the end of her post. We invite […]

A New Take on Examen

Each month, we post a series of blogs around a common topic. This fall we’ve asked a number of leaders to respond to the question, “What is saving your ministry right now?” We invite you to join the conversation here, on Facebook, or Twitter! By MaryAnn McKibben Dana What’s saving my ministry these days is a five minute […]

Sharing Our Hearts, Serving Together

Each month, we post a series of blogs around a common topic. This fall we’ve asked a number of leaders to respond to the question, “What is saving your ministry right now?” We invite you to join the conversation here, on Facebook, or Twitter! By Glen Bell Collegiality noun 1) The cooperative relationship between individuals involved in the […]

Focus on Workshops

Each week, we will highlight some of the wonderful workshops we will have at that 2016 National Gathering in Atlanta February 22-24. Check out all of the workshop offerings here. At Home with the Ministry of Reconciliation Offered Monday in Workshop Block 1 As pastors and church leaders, we know that the ministry of reconciliation should […]

Focus on Workshops

Each week, we will highlight some of the wonderful workshops we will have at that 2016 National Gathering in Atlanta February 22-24. Check out all of the workshop offerings here. f3 Men’s Bootcamp Special morning event: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 7:30-8:15 am f3 is a growing ministry for men in communities throughout the country. The three f’s […]

Meet Allan Boesak

Allan Aubrey Boesak was born in Kakamas, Northern Cape, South Africa in 1946, the second youngest of eight children. He grew up and finished high school in Somerset West, studied at the University of the Western Cape and received his PhD in Theology from the Protestant Theological University in Kampen, the Netherlands in 1976. 1976 […]

Book Review: Inhabiting Eden: Christians, the Bible and the Ecological Crisis

Each month, we post a series of blogs around a common topic. During September, Leanne Pearce Reed is curating a month of blog posts exploring stewardship of all creation. Join the conversation here, on Facebook, or Twitter! by Walter Canter Patricia Tull’s book Inhabiting Eden searches the wisdom of the Old Testament for a way of ideal relationship with God and […]