The Black Church is a force for good, especially when it is empowered together. But how can ministry leaders work collaboratively in this unique moment in history? Rev. Lia McIntosh, author of Blank Slate and Church/School/Community, teaches you how to wipe the slate clean and imagine community engagement in a fresh way.
Grief is a tricky topic, but it’s one we don’t have to navigate alone. Offering support is a community effort that can be intentionally fostered. Rev. David and Elaine Howlett offer an introduction to building a supportive community around grief for local church pastors and laity.
Virtually join Dr. Doug Powe as he leads a free workshop centering around two of his books, Not Safe for Church and The Adept Church in conversation with THRIVE's mission to inspire, support and educate Missouri leadership in the Black Church Tradition.
In a time of uncertainty, we can maximize our mission’s impact when we lean in and embrace risk. Nationally known speaker, Melanie Lockwood Herman, Esq., teaches how to identify, reflect on and take action on some of the biggest risks to your mission – from the fracture of the denomination to the aging and shrinking of church membership.
There was a time when the church focused solely on physical ministry. Then COVID-19 happened, and for months now, the church has put all its energy into digital, learning what it could as fast as it could about how to do church online. But how can these two methods work together? For many, knowing how to do physical and digital ministry at the same time is daunting. This is the mindset behind the phygital church. Our endgame is not the physical building. Nor is it digital ministry. Our ...