Seeing Beyond the Power Lines: The Importance of Renewal Leaves

by Rev. Jacqueline Elliott Tookey, Pastor of Mt. Zion UMC, Piney Creek and Executive Director of Big Sigh Ministries Prior to my 2014 three-month renewal leave from a wonderful local church appointment, my ministry was affected by the tremendous physical, emotional, Continue reading Seeing Beyond the Power Lines: The Importance of Renewal Leaves

Leadership Development for Your Church: Pastoral Study Project Grant

Leadership Development for Your Church: Pastoral Study Project Grant “As realtors always emphasize location, church leaders need to always develop their leadership.” One of my ministry mentors has often reminded me of the importance of leadership development. Church leadership is Continue reading Leadership Development for Your Church: Pastoral Study Project Grant

Pastoral Transition Resources offered from Lewis Center For Church Leadership

The Lewis Center draws upon years of research and training in offering resources for pastors preparing to move from one congregation to another and for denominational leaders who wish to do regional training to prepare those leaving ministry in one Continue reading Pastoral Transition Resources offered from Lewis Center For Church Leadership