Archive for the ‘The Christian Walk’ Category

How Creative Missions Changed My Life
May 7, 2018

How Creative Missions Changed My Life

From interning at churches to serving with Creative Missions, Erin discovers her place as she moves toward a residency.

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Whew, Christmas Can Be Exhausting
December 20, 2017

Whew, Christmas Can Be Exhausting

Don't you just love Christmas? OK, maybe not right this second while you're putting in too many hours. Christmas is hard, but it's also magical.

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Christmas Greetings From Lori Bailey
December 18, 2017

Christmas Greetings From Lori Bailey

Christmas encouragement as we come down to the wire: "May you feel that strength coursing through you as we awake our world to a God who is with us."

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You Might Need More Interruptions
December 8, 2017

You Might Need More Interruptions

Disruptions come and go, especially during this season. Imagine the extreme interruption Mary faced. But when God interrupts, the best response is yes.

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Free 7-Day Advent Devotional
November 29, 2017

Free 7-Day Advent Devotional

Let the craziness of the season fall away and hear the voice of God. Be renewed as you approach your Christmas task list. Download this 7-day devotional.

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Is Church Clarity the Church’s Decoder Ring?
November 8, 2017

Is Church Clarity the Church’s Decoder Ring?

Church Clarity is asking churches to be clear about where they stand on LGBTQ issues. We look at the pros and cons—and explore how churches should respond.

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All Saints’ Day: Heroes Giving Hope
October 31, 2017

All Saints’ Day: Heroes Giving Hope

All Saints' Day is about remembering those who have gone before us, whether they're venerated saints or quiet Christians. Who are your heroes?

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How Churches Can Respond to #MeToo
October 23, 2017

How Churches Can Respond to #MeToo

The #MeToo hashtag has raised awareness about sexual abuse, assault, and harassment. Should the church contribute to this conversation? If so, how do we do it?

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People Are Hurting. How Is Your Church Helping?
October 2, 2017

People Are Hurting. How Is Your Church Helping?

When tragedy strikes, as it always does, how does the church respond? How can your church be a voice of hope in the midst of darkness?

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If Everybody Gives Online, Do We Still Pass the Plate?
August 30, 2017

If Everybody Gives Online, Do We Still Pass the Plate?

Does your offering become awkward because people already gave online? We explore how to make the offering vital even if people don't give in that moment.

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3 Ways Church Communicators Can Deal With Politics
February 20, 2017

3 Ways Church Communicators Can Deal With Politics

Churches have a responsibility to confront politics, even if it's uncomfortable. Here are three ways communicators can approach it without creating trouble.

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Free Devotional for Church Communicators
January 11, 2017

Free Devotional for Church Communicators

Ready for a fresh start? Dive into Scripture and see how God provides for you, the busy and over-worked church communicator, with this free devotional.

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Come, Long-Expected Jesus!
November 30, 2016

Come, Long-Expected Jesus!

Advent rarely was a matter of wreaths and candles. In my home and church, Advent appeared in a nativity set and the memorization of scripture.

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18 Thankful Thoughts for Church Communicators at Thanksgiving
November 14, 2016

18 Thankful Thoughts for Church Communicators at Thanksgiving

Oh, Thanksgiving, we love you. It's a not-so-subtle reminder to be thankful for the good things we see as church communicators, like the demise of MySpace.

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#162: Quit Politics
October 24, 2016

#162: Quit Politics

Churches need to quit the divisiveness of politics and embrace the opportunity to speak hope and love without turning people away.

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