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Church Leadership Initiative Journal

Deep Change for a Disrupted Church: A Review of Scott Cormode’s “The Innovative Church”

This article is a Review of The Innovative Church by Scott Cormode. When most church members use the word “innovation” they are usually referring…

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Webinar: Resilience in a (Permanent) Crisis: Practices for Christian Leaders

Webinar by Tod Bolsinger and Mark Roberts.

This webinar will help enable us to be resilient leaders in a time of great challenges and opportunities.

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Leadership Exhaustion and a Spirit of Adventure

“You know that the antidote to exhaustion is not necessarily rest?” “The antidote to exhaustion is not necessarily rest,” I repeated woodenly, as if…

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Webinar: Christian Innovation in Uncharted Territory

Webinar by Tod Bolsinger and Michaela O’Donnell Long.

Hear about our collective need to learn the skills for courageous and wise innovation in a season of massive disruption.

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Leading in Uncharted Territory

In under a month, literally everything about what we assume about what a church DOES changed.  Sunday morning services? Small groups? Committee Meetings? Programs on our church campus?  All cancelled… Even our Easter Sunday Services for many. So, now what does ministry look like in this changing world?  How do we clarify what should never change and at the same time prepare to let go of many things that are dear to us? What does it mean to be adaptive leaders who are able to go into uncharted territory when everybody has been thrust into it at the same time?

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