21 Lessons in Politics from a Baptist Preacher

I don’t know many people who aren’t generally disgusted with the political process right now. Left to right, top to bottom, it’s a mess. I thought I’d put a little advice together for would-be leaders. Further, Baptist preachers are about the...

Will Your Church Accept or Fear Change?

In the last few months, I’ve found myself in the midst of a lot of change, and I don’t know how I feel about it. I graduated from seminary in May, and after working as a pastor for Passport camps, I started a new job as minister of youth and outreach at...

4 Suggestions to Help Ministers of the Future

Kenda Creasy Dean is a United Methodist ordained elder and professor of youth, church and culture at Princeton Theological Seminary and the author of “Almost Christian: What the Faith of Our Teenagers Is Telling the American Church.” In a recent blog, she...

Three Keys to Partnering with Religious Vendors

I am a terrible salesperson. When I believe in an organization, I readily participate in it and support it, share its value with others and ask them to support it as well, but I am not naturally inclined to push people to buy or invest in something. An entrepreneur...