Theology & Religion

The Shared Service Every Mid Council Should Be Offering

17 Mar , 2016  

Bad church website

Over the last several years presbyteries and dioceses have been struggling to identify leadership strategies that are sustainable while at the same time closing gaps in ministry in their regions. As discussed before, the church had been an early leader in what we would now call shared services. Denominational structures filled in the gap where […]

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Education, New York, Theology & Religion

Union Must Build Up

25 Jan , 2016  

Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University

The campus of Union Theological Seminary has been abuzz recently with the prospect of a high rise construction project on the 108 year old campus. The administration and board at Union, the affiliate divinity school of Columbia University, have proposed selling approximately 300,000 square feet of development right (air-rights) to finance a $125 million renovation […]

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Theology & Religion

The Church Must Embrace Shared Services

22 Jan , 2016  

Over the last several years the business world has begun to leverage shared services in dynamic ways. It has allowed businesses to cut costs, and allowed new players to emerge enabled by the scalability of shared services platforms. The private and public sector are constantly looking for ways to move core services to “the cloud” […]

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