Anyone who has ever worked with a college or university knows the importance of determining capacity. It is a key measure of accreditation reviews. But how often and in what ways do local faith communities think about capacity?

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What Will Your Legacy Be?

In the iconic movie, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Doris Day asks about the future in the context of several pivotal relational moments. To each question, the refrain asserts:

Que sera, sera

Whatever will be, will be

The future's not ours to see

Que sera, sera.

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Staffing the 21st Century Church

A campus developer, a community engagement director, or even a congregational advancement specialist--these are just a few position descriptions that churches use when they want someone to assist in both building the congregation and effectively managing costs and revenue streams.

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The Spirituality of Advocacy

Contemplating how we use our voices and how comfortable we are in being heard provides us with the opportunity to examine the assumptions we make in how people listen to our opinions and perspectives. 

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