The Big Goal
Man on Mission
I talk a lot on this podcast about evangelization and mission. I can cast vision all day long, but the reality is…actually going on mission is scary. How do I… Read More
Clear Path to Discipleship
How could a Clear Path help our parish?
This talk was filmed during the Clear Path: Foundations workshop. To watch the rest of the series, see the videos and resources listed below. This video covers: a definition of… Read More
Culture of Generosity
Living Ordinary Mercy
When you imagine yourself Living Mercy, what comes to mind first? Do you think of the saints who gave up everything for a life of poverty or service to the… Read More
The Big Goal
4 Types of Parishes
On a scale of 1-10, how missional would you say your parish is? In October 2020, the Archbishop launched the Big Goal that “Each parish in the Archdiocese of Omaha… Read More
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
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
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
Leadership
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