Jennifer Fisher

Let It Burn

In our weekly support call for faith leaders yesterday, one leader talked about the ritual he and his co-pastor are personally observing this Holy Week. They’ve asked their community to send them letters of lament, a space for them to …

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Advent Lessons on Leadership

Written on December 4, 2019…

Tomorrow is about my son, but today is about motherhood, leadership, and Advent. On this day, three years ago, I was in labor for 26 hours. For the past five years, I’ve been resonating with …

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Five Reasons We Think the Weekly Gathering Still Matters

A few months ago, a friend in his 40’s passed away in his sleep. He was someone I’d gone to church with for many years at Forefront Manhattan. I didn’t really know him very well, but the news of his death affected me. When I left weekly services at Manhattan to help start Forefront Brooklyn we only saw each other on occasion, but every time, we smiled, hugged, and took time to genuinely connect.
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