EquipCast
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
EquipCast
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
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
Skill Demo
Skill Demo 1: How to Lead Group Lectio
Beth Carlson takes us through a practical demonstration of how to lead group lectio using ARRR. Beth Carlson – Coach & Outreach Specialist, Parish Support Team ARRR Outline
Culture of Generosity
Creating a Culture of Generosity
When I hear the word stewardship, I think of money…and I bet most of you do as well. But stewardship is more than fundraising and fundraisers. A good steward connections… Read More
EquipCast
Who is My Neighbor?
How well do you know your neighbors? Do you want them to know Jesus and be his disciples? The Thresholds of Evangelization give us a mental framework to approach our… Read More
EquipCast
The Hidden Jesus
“Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick, the suffering, and the lonely, right where you are — in your own homes and in your own families, in homes and in… Read More
Collaborative Leadership
Principles of Team Prayer (podcast)
I’ve been on many teams throughout my career with FOCUS and at the Archdiocese. One thing I’ve learned is that for a team to be truly collaborative, it must have… Read More