Emotional Intelligence: A Fundamental Competence for Pastoral Care / Inteligencia Emocional: Competencia fundamental para el Cuidado Pastoral

As religious leaders, establishing an effective emotional intelligence competence in our ministry will help us be compelling in earning others’ trust and creating a connection that can empower their growth and ours. This webinar led by Dr. Daniel S. Shipani, will explore the need for this competence for leaders working within a sacred context. English subtitles…

Ministering in a Time of Christian Nationalism

Historian Bruce Gourley discusses the complex nature of Christian Nationalism. Gourley, who holds a doctorate in history from Auburn University, covers the following: I. Recognizing Christian Nationalism: Language, Themes and Value System (04:24) II. Understanding the Historical Scope and Context of Christian Nationalism (37:54) III. Responding to Christian Nationalism (75:13)  

Guide to Funeral Preparation for Individuals

A guide, prepared by Forest Hills Baptist Church in Raleigh and given to congregants, is an example of how churches can minister to their members in the later stages of life. This guide helps congregants think through the elements they’d like in their funeral as well as gives practical information like how the church handles…

Understanding and Ministering to Blended Families

Blended families are becoming increasingly more common in our friendships, churches, and even our own extended families. How do we best minister to these blended families? Do we really even understand how blended families often function or what they need most? Coming from both counseling and theological perspectives, Rev. Chrissy Binion, will uncover practical ways…

The Sun Is Up: One Minister’s Awakening to Racial Reconciliation

In this webinar presented by Rev. Dr. Martha Kearse, follow one pastor’s journey of coming to understand what the true issues are that keep white Christians from understanding, and offering justice to, black people. Learn how the theology of hospitality can help us to move forward in understanding where it is that we have broken…

U.S. Immigration System: What Churches Need to Know

In this webinar presented by Anna Cushman, Faith Community Liaison for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, learn how to relate with our neighbors who are struggling to make a new life in our country. Immigration is a polarizing issue in our country and in other countries. This is not a 21st-century issue, Moses was an…