Lutheran leadership

In 2023, Forward in Christ is including a special focus on Lutheran leadership. Check back each month to see what new resources are added.


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Shifting congregational culture

Congregational culture change isn’t easy, but if successful, it opens up new ways of using...
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Partners in ministry

How called workers and lay leaders can work better together in God’s kingdom. Are you...
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The love of Christ compels us

According to a 2021 survey of US adults, 86 percent are somewhat or completely certain...
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The Lord’s triple gift

Isaiah’s vision reminds us of God’s triple gift to us—gifts that motivate us to serve...
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Challenged churches

All churches face challenges. Defining the biggest challenge can help congregations determine what can be...
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Jesus’ church will not be overcome

Why I am confident in the future of Christianity. I am confident about the future...