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The Beauty of Sacrifice and the Joy of Giving

How do we know that our children have made the leap from following their parents’ faith to actually “walking in truth” on their own? Kristen Welch would argue for two measuring sticks: gratitude and generosity.

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The Urgency of Change

The mission God invites us to is one of urgency. Creating that sense of urgency in the congregations we serve is more effective and deeply-rooted when we realize where that call comes from.

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The Reason Your New Process Won't Work

Having a communications tool for your staff is essential because collaborating without a system, process, or tool is complicated and inefficient. Before choosing a tool, ask yourself (and your team) these questions.

Church Communications
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When Grief Overwhelms

Sometimes we’re at a loss for words and don’t know what to say to the grieving. We want to say the right words to bring comfort. Yet, often the less said the better.

Faith Nurture
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The Drawing of Jesus Hides a Big Stain

I’m more comfortable with answers than questions, authority than weakness, and qualification by academic degree than qualification by suffering. But I’m learning that effectiveness in chaplaincy requires me to walk into the circle of my discomfort.

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What's Gonna Work? TEAMWORK!

This month on our e-Quip Diaconal Blog, we’ll be looking at Deacons at Classis & Synod, as well as Community Engagement. At first glance, you may wonder what these two things have in common. Well, both require TEAMWORK a.k.a. Collaboration!

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The Humility Flag

When the Canadian Prime Minister arranged for the Pride Flag to be flown from the parliament buildings in Ottawa, I thought some balancing of emphases to be appropriate. Hence a Humility Flag. 

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