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Creation as Kin: A Vision For a Land-based Approach to Community Development 225
Historically, community development initiatives have tended to center humans; that is, they are concerned primarily with the flourishing of humans and their human communities. As a result, the natural world has been left as an afterthought or outsourced to ...
Cultivating Flourishing Congregations 220
Establishing wellness in congregations in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be challenging, with the effects being both taxing on clergy and churches struggling to embrace belonging in the community again. This workshop offers an approach to ...
Embrace Gospel Justice: Church-Based Legal Ministry 245
“How can the local church do legal ministry? And why should they be doing it? 37 million low-income people are turned away from legal aid every year, but there are simple ways your church can provide legal help to meet that need. Ruth and Emily, pastors’ wives with ...
Embracing Social Enterprise - Using the Market to Serve People Instead of Profits 198
This workshop will spotlight an innovative social enterprise that is currently serving the Louisville community and the local church. Additionally, it will serve as a think tank for partitioners to envision how they might begin to embrace economic development ...
Embracing Social Entrepreneurship 256
Many social entrepreneurs – those who want to do good through business – struggle with how to take a vision and make it come to life. Many community leaders feel called to start a new ministry, business or nonprofit but struggle with how to start. For more than twenty ...
Embracing the Principles and Practices of Peacemaking 230
Our communities are full of seemingly intractable conflict and systemic injustice, opening opportunities for Christians to live as peacemakers seeking justice and repair. But the church has not been given the tools it needs to effectively embrace this call. ...
Embracing Truth about Racial Trauma 221
Embracing truth about racial trauma will be an inside-out approach, beginning with the personal path of our healing work, and translating into the public sphere. Many BIPOC pastors and ministry leaders are doing the work of racial justice and are just beginning ...
Encounters / Encuentros - Lessons from the Borderlands 199
This workshop will draw from the complex nature of life in the borderlands and the presenters' personal experiences and knowledge of others’ experiences. Presenters will describe lessons learned about taking macro principles into micro work, give a snapshot ...
Ethical Storytelling: Simple Steps for Honoring the Story of Others 203
In this workshop, we will discuss 12 principles intended to help you sustain life-giving friendships between cultures - while visiting a family, home, school, global village, or as a local neighbor or volunteer. We believe that the way we see, listen, or ...