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The Lilly Endowment put out some GREAT resources on effective video conferencing. Part 1 covers everything from the basics (signing up, joining a call) to more advanced skills (creating breakout groups, polling participants). Part 2 explores pedagogical question such as […]
The Southern New England Conference is posting resources to help churches with streaming worship and other gatherings and with online giving. This includes information on platforms for streaming, music licensing, and how-to guides for Zoom and for creating good video. […]
By Maggie Siddiqi, Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons, Maura Calsyn, Thomas Waldrop, and Samantha Behar June 18, 2020, 1:08 pm The Trump administration’s chaotic and politicized response to the coronavirus pandemic, which has thus far tragically and unnecessarily claimed at least 117,700 American lives, […]
Greetings, My heart is heavy and broken as I watch throughout the day on the news and social media about the racial social injustices throughout America which has led to protesting, rioting and looting on all sides of Chicago (including […]
The killing of unarmed Black people by police is the main source of the rage inspiring this unrest. Both feeling invisible and institutional racism are also sources of that rage. BRLI has launched the #ICouldveBeenGeorge Initiative to give Black people […]
HEALING THE HEALERS: SPECIAL EDITION Hospital Chaplains on the Spiritual Frontlines of COVID-19 FREE RESOURCE: 3-part short film series with companion written resources Part 1: Hospital Chaplains on the Spiritual Frontlines of COVID-19 Duration: 11 min Part 2: Holding Spaces […]
As a young child, our family had an Advent wreath and candles at home on the dining room table. The wreath was made of the lower branches of our Christmas tree, woven together with wire and adorned with gold and […]
About the Resilience in Leadership Initiative Studies show that the first 3-5 years after seminary graduation are a crucial time for clergy across the nation. During these early years, ministers are more likely to drop out of their vocations than […]
Dr. Zachary Moon is featured on a new podcast by Things Not Seen Radio: Conversations About Faith and Culture. Zach was interviewed earlier this month and the link to the podcast is now live. Please listen and share with your […]
Stranger Things, the Netflix television series of the summer, has captivated audiences with its imaginative storytelling and nostalgic nods to the paranormal thrillers of the 1980’s. The show’s originators, the Duff brothers, originally envisioned the series under the title of […]
As we isolate to protect ourselves and our communities, how are you all coping and getting through? Please share your creative strategies for hope, peace, comfort, mental health, and joy. This is NOT the place for COVID-related information or warnings, […]