Recalibrated Resources

Additional Video Resources

The Challenge of Polarization - Seeking Healthier Families, Congregations and Communities

On March 10, 2020, Dr. Ronald Richardson led a seminar at Samford University for professional counselors, clergy, pastoral counselors, lay leaders and chaplains exploring the application of Bowen Family Systems Theory in dealing with divisive issues in the home, church and community.  

Part 1: Morning Session

Part 2: Afternoon Session 1

Part 3: Afternoon Session 2

Thinking in Systems: Understanding the Weirdness Around Us

 A longtime student of family systems theory and an ordained minister, Bart Grooms has led numbers workshops on systems thinking and its application to congregational leadership and pastoral ministry.  Drawing from the work of Dr. Murray Bowen, this three-part audio series provides insights to help better understand our emotional and behavioral responses in times of anxiety.

Part 1: Understanding the Weirdness Part 1, Handout: Basic Ideas of an Emotional System

Part 2: Understanding the Weirdness Part 2, Handout: Three Parts of the Brain

Part 3: Understanding the Weirdness Part 3, Handouts: Boundaries and Anxiety in Families

 

Technology in Ministry

Jennifer Rash with The Alabama Baptist; The Digital Presence of the Church https://vimeo.com/272804307

Financial Stewardship Seminar

The CCR has developed a resource to help congregations think creatively about stewardship and finances. Dr. Gary Fenton, former pastor of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church in Birmingham, is the presenter of this video series. Dr. Fenton draws upon his long experience helping congregations conduct mission and ministry from a generosity mindset.

The next series consists of 5 individual videos that can be viewed independently or together as a learning opportunity.

Video 1 - Biblical Background

Small Church, Big Responsibility. Session 1 of 5; Financial Stewardship Seminar, Featuring Dr. Gary Fenton from Ctr for Congregational Resources on Vimeo.

Video 2 – Creating an Environment; part 1

Small Church, Big Responsibility. Session 2 of 5; Financial Stewardship Seminar, Featuring Dr. Gary Fenton from Ctr for Congregational Resources on Vimeo.

Video 3 – Creating an Environment; part 2

Small Church, Big Responsibility. Session 3 of 5; Financial Stewardship Seminar, Featuring Dr. Gary Fenton from Ctr for Congregational Resources on Vimeo.

Video 4 – Church Budget

Small Church, Big Responsibility. Session 4 of 5; Financial Stewardship Seminar, Featuring Dr. Gary Fenton from Ctr for Congregational Resources on Vimeo.

Video 5 – Special Fundraising/Campaigns

Small Church, Big Responsibility. Session 5 of 5; Financial Stewardship Seminar, Featuring Dr. Gary Fenton from Ctr for Congregational Resources on Vimeo.

Audio Resources

Audio Files from CCR Conferences and Workshops

The audio files are hosted on Vimeo.com. Click the link to listen to each audio file.