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Margaret Marcuson

Margaret Marcuson is an ordained American Baptist minister, a leadership consultant, and an author. She offers a way pastors can bring their best to their ministry without giving it all away, so they can have a greater impact and find more satisfaction. Get her six top strategies for creating an energized and sustained ministry at margaretmarcuson.com.

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Early in my own ministry, I always found stewardship season anxiety-producing. While I got better at it, I still found the fall campaign difficult. One…

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When Rabbi Noah, Rabbi Mordecai’s son, assumed the succession after his father’s death, his disciples noticed that there were a number of ways in which…

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Margaret Marcuson says that when anxiety is high, church people often function reactively rather than thoughtfully, and band together like locusts. As a young seminarian,…

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Margaret Marcuson discusses the tension between individuality and togetherness for church leaders using the metaphor of a string quartet. Leaders straddle the tension between togetherness…