Collaborative Leadership
How to Discern God’s Will as a Group
I sometimes find the idea of discerning God’s will within my own life daunting. Sifting through the emotions, desires, and the high and low points of each day, and then… Read More
Clear Path to Discipleship
Clear Path Mission Briefing
Why a mission briefing?  The mission of the Church is to make disciples, but in our changing culture that has become more and more difficult. The Thresholds of Conversion is a tool which helps leaders meet people where they… Read More
How to Bring New Couples to Your Parish
Preparation for the sacrament of marriage used to happen at the dinner table. The best preparation came from the family that you grew up in. Unfortunately, with the changes in… Read More
Missional Community
Big Goal Outcome Measurement - Mass Attendance
By Jim Jansen – Director of Pastoral Services When Archbishop Lucas announced The Big Goal – each parish in the Archdiocese of Omaha will be a missional community by 2026 – he also outlined specific outcomes that… Read More
Skill Demo 2: How to do a Weekly Review
 Jim Jansen takes us through a practical demonstration of how to do a weekly review. Jim Jansen – Director of Pastoral Services
Embrace Your Age
Have you noticed? Talking to your neighbor about faith has gotten harder over the past few decades. For our grandparents, it was enough that they taught daily devotions to their… Read More
Collaborative Leadership
Equip the Saints for Ministry
I talk a lot on the EquipCast about the need for church leaders to equip the lay faithful for ministry. This view isn’t something that I came up with on… Read More
Happy Easter - 2021
When was the last time you felt your heart burn within you? Happy Easter! I pray that you receive all the graces God has on offer during this season. As… Read More
The Lay Vocations Crisis 
By Jen Moser – Associate Director & Leadership Formation Specialist, Parish Support Team  We often hear that there is a “vocations crisis” in the Church, and it’s hard to deny given recent… Read More
Missional Community
Form a "Welcome Back" Plan for Parishioners
How will you welcome families back to mass? As we grow ever closer to a post-COVID reality, inviting parishioners back to mass is top of mind for parish leaders. And… Read More
The Big Goal
10 Habits of a Disciple
By: Andy Dejka – Coach & Training Specialist, Parish Support Team When the Church makes disciples, she fulfills her deepest vocation, “to make men share in the communion between the… Read More