Kairos Insights

Reflections and Resources for the Journey

Funding Your Mission: Five Things That Matter Most

Developing the resources needed to live out your mission is perhaps as important as the actual mission itself. Far too often this important work is given very low priority because it can be difficult and require significant energy. Leaders need to take this work seriously and develop thoughtful and intentional habits that allow for quality time to be given to these efforts. A good place to start is with some foundational understandings, or practices, that can set the table for even greater opportunities to develop deep and lasting resources. The following are starting points. Five important things that really matter in developing financial resources that enable your mission to be as effective as possible.

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On Sabbath, Sabbatical and Listening in the Sacred Space

“What is wanting to happen?” “What is waiting to speak?” These questions can inspire life-enriching journeys for congregations and their leaders. Yet when Kairos first poses them, the response can be silence: a silence of God’s people overwhelmed with relentless demands and endless activities.

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Keeping the Conversation Going

Whether your stewardship team’s work primarily consists of the annual response campaign or you are veterans of year-round stewardship, here are some creative ideas to help you keep the generosity conversation going in a holistic way throughout the year...

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