Author Archives: Karissa Herchenroeder

Karissa Herchenroeder serves as assistant director for Church Relations and the Doctor of Ministry program at Abilene Christian University. As part of her Church Relations role, she is the managing editor of the CHARIS site’s Church channel. At work, she enjoys partnering with church leaders across the country and helping to provide resources that benefit their ministry. Outside of work, she enjoys experiencing new foods, camping, dabbling in photography, and spending time with her house church. Karissa holds a bachelor’s in ministry and a master’s in organizational development.

Top 5 CHARIS Posts in 2017

As managing editor of our Church channel, I get to work with a team of insightful, gifted writers who think deeply about God, the world, spiritual health, ministry, current events, Scripture, and so much more. As we lean into 2018, I’m pleased to look back on 2017 and share with you these most-read…

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Most Read Church Posts in 2016

Here on the Church channel of CHARIS, our team of talented writers published over 175 posts last year, exploring such topics as elder-minister relationships, self-care, preaching, conflict within a church or leadership team, corporate worship, depression, healthy responses for church leaders, race, shepherding and mentoring, gender, the presidential election, and so much more! We…

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