Developing Virtual Ministry Models for Small Churches

An Unforgettable Day I’ll never forget Sunday, March 15, 2020. On this day, Cascade United Methodist Church, where I serve as the technology director, suspended its in-person services and weekly Continue Reading

Between Sword and Surrender: Finding New Narratives for Christian Belonging

Campus ministry ought to create a welcome, safe space for first-year students to begin their college journey, to celebrate their faith and their gifts, and to be and become their Continue Reading

Thriving Rural Churches in Context of Decline

Introduction: Jurgen Moltmann’s assertion, “True hope is lived in the giving of oneself to the future of the hopeless…. Faith is manifested in love for those in need,”[1] resonates deeply Continue Reading

Protected: Imagineer Preaching – Reviving Narrative Preaching in the Post-Modern Black Church

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Bridging the Gap: Uniting Generations at Abundant Praise Baptist Church

Nestled in the heart of the Silverleaf community of Durham, North Carolina, Abundant Praise Baptist Church stands as a testament to resilience and adaptability in the face of societal and Continue Reading

Brick Walls Behind Opened Doors

What are the qualities of an effective leader in pastoral ministry?  For some, homiletical skill, education, faithfulness, service, integrity, and the non-negotiable element of God’s call are more than enough. Continue Reading