Resource review: Style Guidelines for The Episcopal Church
Resource review: Style Guidelines for The Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church recently published a new communication and style guide. It offers a lot more than most style guides, which, to be honest, appeal more to grammar nerds than to

A Kickstarter campaign for a children’s Bible and prayer app
A Kickstarter campaign for a children’s Bible and prayer app

About a month ago, I had the chance to sit down with Suzanne Haraburd in Chicago. Suzanne and her friend and colleague Pam Moore are active in the Catechesis of the

Does your church slack? A communications conundrum
Does your church slack? A communications conundrum

Churches are typically seen as slow, plodding entities always behind the technology curve. We at the Center for the Ministry of Teaching strive to be out in front of the trends

Fierce Conversations: ‘Gradually, then suddenly’
Fierce Conversations: ‘Gradually, then suddenly’

Editor’s note: Today’s post is by Scott Stoner of Living Compass. It was originally published in last Friday’s Weekly Words of Wellness and is used here with permission. I recently had the honor to

Book review – Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus
Book review – Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus

In the newly published book, Slow Church, C. Christopher Smith and John Pattison offer criticisms of how our culture’s need for “fast” has crept in to the church in North

Book review – Youth Ministry: What’s Gone Wrong
Book review – Youth Ministry: What’s Gone Wrong

David Olshine’s recent book Youth Ministry: What’s Gone Wrong and How to Get It Right presents practical tips for solving what he sees as significant problems in contemporary youth ministry.

Exploring ‘hard questions’ by starting with ‘big questions’
Exploring ‘hard questions’ by starting with ‘big questions’

David Bornstein recently wrote on the New York Times Fixes blog about how we can repair our public discourse. His answer was in the form of a question, or rather “big

Curriculum review: Can I Ask That? A Sticky Faith Curriculum
Curriculum review: Can I Ask That? A Sticky Faith Curriculum

The authors of Can I Ask That? address the questions that adolescents often pose as they explore a deeper faith in God. Fuller Youth Institute, publisher of this curriculum, has been

Resources from Women of the ELCA
Resources from Women of the ELCA

A rich trove of resources for women is available through the Women of the ECLA website. “Lutheran women,” it notes, “have a long history of Bible study, discipleship, and desire to deepen their spiritual

App review: Rite Stuff 2.0
App review: Rite Stuff 2.0

The Rite Stuff 2.0 is the newest edition of Church Publishing’s popular liturgical planning software for the Episcopal Church. The software has been updated from its previous versions and now