The great outdoors beckons with warm weather and longer days. Make the most of the season by turning your tired indoor fitness routine into creative outdoor workouts wherever you live or vacation. WebMD has assembled some workout tips from exercise physiologists. What are you waiting for? (Photo: David Hudson, Creative Commons)
It’s a dilemma that many congregations face: Church funds have seeded a childcare program, outreach or other ministry, but now its outgrown the congregation’s support. Maybe it’s time to spin it off as its own nonprofit, says this article from Faith & Leadership. (Photo: Photo: Niuton may, Creative Commons)
Now more than ever it’s time to help God’s people understand the responsibility humans have to care for God’s wonderful, perfect creation. This five-session study guide for congregations can help. Prepared by the National Council of Churches, posted on Interfaith Power & Light’s website.
Environmental advocates say Michael Moore’s film Planet of the Humans misleads people into doubting the integrity and effectiveness of renewable energy sources. What’s the real story? Lutherans Restoring Creation put together a nice package of responses and resources. (Photo: Reza Vaziri, Creative Commons)
What are the implications of being a disciple of Christ on our personal finance? Well, for starters, how we earn and use our money needs to align with our values. A Boston ministry is helping its members to see how their money, time and special abilities can be put to Godly purposes. From Faith & […]
Donors want to know, “What’s your church all about? Who are you, and how are you furthering God’s mission?” Answers go to the core of your church’s story, but many of us do a poor job of telling that story. Attention to branding is one way to help tell you church build an identity and […]
Many of us worry about losing cognitive function as we age, but that’s hardly inevitable. By paying attention to our overall wellness and adopting some healthy habits, we can keep our brain nimble and active. This article from the National Institutes of Health suggests how. (Photo: oddharmonic, Creative Commons)
While the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted ministries of churches across the world, the impact varies widely depending on the ministry context’s resources, preparedness, responses and other factors, argues Grace Duddy Pomroy, director of the Stewardship Leaders Program at Luther Seminary. She shares her insights.
Sure, the weekly Stewardship of Life Institute newsletter gives you fresh resources for your stewardship ministry, but what about continually learning how the Bible informs our personal an corporate stewardship? Crosswalk.com offers a weekly Bible stewardship devotion delivered right to your email box. (Photo © duncanandison – Fotolia.com)
Katharine Hayhoe is one of the most respected experts on global warming in the country. She’s also an evangelical Christian who is trying to connect with the very people who most doubt her research. Texas Monthly profiles this gutsy scientist who speaks truth in a culture that often doesn’t want to hear it.