CcNet Facebook


The CcNet Facebook page is offered for Clergy & Congregational Leaders of all religious traditions.  

The three-part mission of this Facebook page:

To CHALLENGE, EQUIP AND INSPIRE clergy and congregational leaders for transformational leadership in an ever-changing world.  We will do this by sharing relevant articles, book reviews, research, quotes, sharable memes, and occasionally a bit of humor about human nature, theology, or congregational life.

To ARTICULATE A VISION FOR FAITHFUL CONGREGATIONS. This may include but is not limited to Worship, Community, Hospitality, Discipleship, Inclusiveness, Evangelism, Social/Biblical Justice, Congregational Care, Service, and Leadership Development.

To INVITE CLERGY AND CONGREGATIONAL LEADERS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR COACHING SERVICES. We hope that clergy and congregational leadership teams will seek to employ one of our well-trained clergy coaches to assist them in their leadership and ministry.  Our coaching services are available to leaders of all religious traditions.  At present our coaching services are limited to clergy and congregational leaders in North America.  

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Posts on this page come from a variety of perspectives and seek to address the issues, challenges, and opportunities facing clergy, faith leaders, congregations, and the communities in which they minister.  Most of our posts are selected to address the concerns expressed by our clients and the congregations that they serve. Because our coaching clients are diverse, some of our posts will confirm what you already think. Others will challenge assumptions and invite the exploration of new possibilities.  If you are uncomfortable with posts coming from a variety of points of view or religious perspectives (conservative, moderate, and progressive, sacred, and secular), this may not be the page for you.

COMMENT GUIDELINES: If you choose to comment on a post, we ask you to familiarize yourself with our mission and follow these Comment Guidelines. (By “liking” or “following” this page, you are agreeing to abide by these guidelines.)

  • As people of faith, we are called to a higher standard than the vitriol that often shows up in some Facebook comments.
  • Please read a complete article before making a comment. Commenting on a headline or a tag-line, without reading the article, perpetuates the shallow thinking that dominates much of social media today.
  • Please, no personal attacks. Comment on ideas, not people. We delete comments that are deemed to be trolling, abusive, profanity, inaccurate, conspiracy theories, pejorative, demeaning, off-topic, whataboutism, racist, sexist, hate-speech, labeling, denomination bashing, or harassing. 
  • Please stay on topic. Keep the conversation thread focused on the article, the meme or the subject presented. Comments that seek to hijack the conversation or present a topic not referred to in the post or meme will be hidden or deleted. 
  • Don’t post links without comment. Engage in conversation.  We delete links that do not include personal comments. And please don’t cut and paste comments you have used elsewhere. This feed is not your pulpit.
  • Advertisements or solicitations, posted as comments, will always be deleted and the person or organization posting ads will lose the privilege of commenting on this page.  

Remember! When you like or follow this Facebook page, you are agreeing to these guidelines.  We reserve the right to prohibit persons or groups from commenting on this page when these guidelines are ignored!  

PS — In light of the dangers of the Covid-19 pandemic, we never want to pass on misinformation or “be used” to pass on misinformation. Therefore, we will hide or delete any comments that oppose the recommendations of public health officials, that promote unsafe practices, that post false information or promote conspiracy theories, and those that criticize the faith of persons who advocate social-distancing behaviors. Any questions you may have about Covid-19 and  best practices can be addressed reaching out to the CDC, Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the World Health Organization, the National Institute of Health, BioLogos, your local Health Department, Infectious Disease Experts or your area Hospital. We verify all of our Covid-19 posts with one or more of these sources. 


2 thoughts on “CcNet Facebook”

  1. “Please, no personal attacks. Comment on ideas, not people.” As a Christian and member of the clergy, I wholeheartedly agree. My faith is not threatened by an opposing viewpoint. I am, however, distressed that negative, hateful comments still find their way onto your site. You recently posted an article by Karl Vaters expressing sorrow over the lack of civility on social media. It was an excellent piece. Unfortunately it was followed by smug, mean-spirited comments about the president. It certainly proved the author’s point, but what about your guidelines?


  2. Christians have stayed out of politics too long. Faith without works is dead, why sit until we die? No we should not idolize a man, focus only on God as the one in control and pres. Trump should have given more credit to God and less to self and his staff but God does ordain and use imperfect people and there is nothing wrong with discernment to know who that is, the children of Israel wandered too long for not following who God had sent. Yes we need to keep our eyes on the one true Lord Jesus Christ but our walk is of faith and works, don’t encourage a backward movement of letting the “world” control our nation. We need prayer, faith and discernment and support of men who stand for our religious freedom and open willingness to pray and seek godly council as pres. Trump has. There is nothing wrong with respecting that, I do without worshipping him, I worship God, my saviour Jesus, and respect who he sets forth as I believe he placed Donald Trump as a voice and authority for this time…just as you use the platform you have and some people listen to you without worshipping you..or some may be.


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