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Road with sand blowing over it
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How can churches and church-related organizations thrive in a time of rapid cultural change and deteriorating institutional structures? In this episode we speak with David McAllister-Wilson, President of Wesley Theological Seminary, about new models of church, new ways of preparing people for ministry, and the importance of a renewed vision that engages nontraditional leaders.

Small fish together in a big group
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How can a congregation make an impact no matter its size? In this episode we speak with Joe Daniels, the pastor of Emory Fellowship in Washington DC, and co-author of the new book, Connecting for a Change: How to Engage People, Churches, and Partners to Inspire Hope in Your Community.

Leading Ideas Streetscape showing Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church among office buildings in downtown Washington, DC.
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Rev. William H. Lamar IV, pastor of the historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal church in downtown Washington, DC, considers what it means for an older…

Old brick church surrounded by tall modern buildings
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What does it take for an older church to thrive in a changing urban context? Listen as Lewis Center Associate Director Ann Michel speaks with Rev. William Lamar, pastor of the historic Metropolitan AME church in downtown Washington, DC.

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Leading Ideas Dominoes precipitously lined up and ready to fall
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Lovett H. Weems, Jr., explains that in these times, when church leaders can rely less on structure and hierarchy to undergird their authority, accountability flows…

Leading Ideas WHY?
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Healthy churches know why they do what they do, says pastor and author Graham Standish. When what we do is based on a clear why,…

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