Stories of impact

Inspirational stories and news of God's work throughout the Converge movement

Bruce Hopler

  • Church strengthening

8 questions effective spiritual leaders ask

Healthy ministry leaders should be actively asking strategic questions as to how they can actively engage in the work of God in their unique calling.

Aug 7 2019

  • Church strengthening

Raising leaders vs. valuing excellence

Every ministry leader has to balance the tension between raising leaders and valuing excellence.

Jul 18 2019

  • Church & pastoral health

Converge Responds: anxiety, depression and suicide among pastors

In response to pastor Andrew Stoecklein’s suicide, Converge national director of Church Strengthening Bruce Hopler writes about what pastors can to do be proactive about their mental health and what to do when they are struggling with depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts.

Aug 30 2018