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Me, John the Baptist, and the Future of Church

By Father Cathie Caimano | December 2, 2022

We all want change. But we don’t want to change anything. Maybe all it takes is listening to the raving prophets.

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Become a Faith Practitioner

By Father Cathie Caimano | October 5, 2022

Spiritual healing is our business. What if we took a page from the medical field and specialized?

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Creative Minister of the Month – Daphne Reiley

By Father Cathie Caimano | September 28, 2022

Creative Ministers, doing and being church in new ways.

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We’re in the Resurrection business

By Father Cathie Caimano | September 21, 2022

Church may not seem like a business. But we offer something everyone needs.

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What we should learn in seminary

By Father Cathie Caimano | September 14, 2022

Seminary in the original meaning – a ‘seedbed’ for ideas.

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Read this before you think about Stewardship this year

By Father Cathie Caimano | September 7, 2022

There are new – more faithful, more joyful – ways to reimagine sustainability.

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How ‘Quiet Quitting’ Changes the Church

By Father Cathie Caimano | August 31, 2022

‘Quiet quitting’ is what Rabbi Edwin Friedman called ‘defecting in place’. It’s less about slacking and more about boundaries.

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Exercise your Spirit

By Father Cathie Caimano | July 4, 2022

How church can be more like the gym – and engage members in new ways.

Does your church have a ‘tech stack?’

By Father Cathie Caimano | May 27, 2022

A ‘tech stack’ is ‘the collection of tools, platforms, apps, and pieces of software a company uses to build its products, carry out its business operations, and monitor its performance metrics,’ according to Hubspot. It’s the intentional use and integration of technology into the work a business does, in order to make it easier, more…

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Turning Digital Ministry Inside Out

By Father Cathie Caimano | May 18, 2022

Website, social media, streaming worship, newsletters. Instead of sending all your ministry content out (and not knowing who it’s reaching), a new platform lets you gather people into your own online community space. One of the fun things about being a Free Range Priest is that I get to try out new technology! Lots of…

10 ways to get paid

10 new ways to get paid for ministry

In this guide you will learn…

Why part-time is 2 Sundays a month

How to make one vocation out of multiple income streams

Why you don't have to choose between congregational and creative ministry