The Next Faithful Step Explore This Section Home Classes Overview CF565: Empowering the People of God GM522: Leadership in Context Resources Overview Part 1: Leading Myself and Building My Team Part 2: Three Ways to Lead Part 3: Leading Day-to-Day Growth Part 4: Leading for Transformative Change Part 5: Constructive Conflict Part 6: Interpreting Everyday Life Almond Springs Almond Springs Overview Background Episodes Background Episode A: Charlotte’s First Sunday Background Episode B: Shared Vision September (Ep. 1-3) Episode 1: The Housing Development Episode 2: Brandi’s Confessions Almond Springs Episode 3: The Hymns Conflict October (Ep. 4-5) Episode 4: Vic Vargo Dies Episode 5: The Worker Bees November (Ep. 6-10) Episode 6: The Mentor’s Reflection Episode 7: Personnel Matters Episode 8: Camille’s Quandary Episode 9: Public Women Episode 10: The Dolman Dinner December (Ep. 11-13) Episode 11: Wearing Hats Episode 12: Stinging Criticism Episode 13: Public Debate January (Ep. 14-17) Episode 14: Sparring Partners Episode 15: Jan’s Announcement Episode 16: Doc Davis at the Lake Episode 17: The Town Meeting February (Ep. 18-23) Episode 18: Old Man Rivers Episode 19: Laura’s Story Episode 20: Hazel’s Wedding Episode 21: Sin & Forgiveness (Coming Soon) Episode 22: The Vargo Legacy Episode 23: Ash Wednesday (Coming Soon) Explore This Section Syllabus Week 1 Intro Week 2 Week 3: Health Week 4: Health Week 5: Money Week 6: Work Week 7: Vocation Week 8: Family Week 9: Family Week 10: Power & Justice Week 9: Family CF565: Empowering the People of God Week(s) overview will go here. RELATED CONTENT See tabs below for content related to this section. Cases Bible Theology Resources Stories Cases Sam's Retirement Michael Win Catherine the Single Mom Stella the Deacon Vic Vargo Dies Bible Jesus & the Sermon on the Mount Old Stories, New Ears Marry a Prostitute Parables "From Rocky to Living Stone: Growing into our Pastoral Identity" "Conferring a Name: Giving Witness to the Spiritual Identity of a Congregation" "From Text to Sermon: Learning a Pastoral Hermeneutic" Esther Theology Spiritual Practices Baptism Baptism Stories "We Believe" Church As Community Resources Spiritual Disciplines Partnership & Hospitality [Word doc] Student Survey (Word doc) 3 Ways to Lead (PDF) Guide to Theological Reflection (Word doc) Guide for Grading Papers (Word doc) The Leader's Vocation (Word doc) Leadership Begins with Listening Temporary Incompetence Cultivated Instincts Transforming Mental Models Making Spiritual Sense Stories Shape Religious Identity Stories Form People Expectations Shape What We See Fail People's Expectations Spiritual Practices of a Pastor Prisoners of Hope Espoused Theory A Shared Story of Future Hope Formative Assessment Stories Darien Hill Apollo 13: Nothing But That Dawn Lee, Elizabeth & Esther "Loud Wrong" Trapped Within a Story "When Are They Going to Find Out?" Belonging to God Pixar's Storytelling Process Education of a Knife How to Tell a Story "The Lion is God"