Belmont University and the Center for Healthy Churches, an organization devoted to improving the spiritual, emotional and organizational health of churches and ministers, announced a new partnership April 16 that includes the relocation of CHC’s national office to Belmont’s campus in Nashville, Tenn.

Published in Organizations

The growing issue of frequency of attendance is impacting congregations.

Published in Columns
Thursday, 12 March 2015 06:49

The night Dean Smith came to the RA banquet

A reminder that integrating faith and vocation is at the heart of a well-lived life.

Published in Columns
Thursday, 15 January 2015 06:05

Our hidden addiction

It preys on individuals and ensnares congregations.

Published in Columns

Putting Christ first, embracing missional ministry, avoiding difficult changes and failing to heed God’s call top the agenda of hopes and fears for churches in the coming year. 

Published in Ministry
Thursday, 18 December 2014 06:34

Vision and venture at Advent

We don’t need more churches enticed to dream of a dynamic future, only to be disappointed when nothing changes.

Published in Columns
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 07:20

Cultivating an attitude of gratitude

It’s key to imagining God’s positive dream for a church’s future.

Published in Vital Signs
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 10:57

Evangelism implosion

No single approach adequately embodies what churches need to live out the call to make disciples.

Published in Vital Signs
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:30

More Wednesdays, fewer Thursdays

Everyone wrestles with career frustration, but clergy are increasingly prone to struggle.

Published in Vital Signs
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:00

Everyone needs to go to Arabia

Going deeper is the antidote to superficial religious ritualism.

Published in Vital Signs
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