Congregations are a vital location for meaning making, belonging, and values transmission.
Author Archive | David Brubaker
by David Brubaker on August 26, 2019
Whether the bully is the clergy leader or a lay member, it is essential that members intervene.
by David Brubaker on March 11, 2019
This article is one of a five-part series on Polarization: What Causes Polarization by David Brubaker How to Lead While Polarized by Sarai Rice Four Guiding Principles for Managing a Polarized Congregation by Susan Beaumont When Polarization Becomes a Tug-of-War by Lawrence Peers What Cures Polarization by David Brubaker Over the last month we have […]
by David Brubaker on February 4, 2019
If we are to successfully overcome polarization, we must first look deeply into its roots.
by David Brubaker on December 10, 2018
Economic inequality has increased, even inside congregations.
by David Brubaker on October 29, 2018
Nearly every congregation has a mission statement. A good mission statement reminds leaders of who their congregation is and what it does in the world.
by David Brubaker on October 1, 2018
Character trumps every other attribute of leadership—including skills, charisma, vision, motivation, and persistence.