Refreshment and Inspiration at UNCO

UNCO---an "unconference" for church leaders, pastors, families, and seminarians---has been on my wish list of events to attend for several years.

Not So Sweet 16 for the PC(USA)

In addition to the new Pew report on US religious trends, this week we also received the 2014 statistics report from the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Post-Christendom Trends Continue

Yesterday the Pew Research Center---which is among our most helpful trackers of religious trends---released new data on American religiosity:

Big Church, Small Church

When it comes to church size, perhaps the grass is always greener. On the first day of the Vibrant Faith “Do What Matters!” training I attended

Do What Matters with Vibrant Faith

A couple of years ago I was introduced to the work of John Roberto and his organization Lifelong Faith Associates. One of his projects is 21st Century

Naked Corn Church

Last week Seth Godin posted a fascinating observation he called "The Naked Corn Paradox." Sometimes, the thing that's done to market something makes