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Since 1985, Hartford Seminary's Hartford Institute for Religion Research has had a record of rigorous, policy-relevant research, anticipation of...

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Bringing Communities Together in a Challenging World Hands Together Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

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A Screen In The Sanctuary? What Is A Realistic Approach To Social Media And Technology?  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Word Cloud

If it seems like everyone is on social media and using technology, it’s because they are. Last year 78 percent of Americans reportedly had at least one social media profile. Yet many churches are still struggling to adapt to society’s evolving digital landscape.

Planning For Lent, Palm Sunday, Easter Helpful Ideas For An Inspiring Holy Season Cross Jesus Lilly Foundation Funding Insights Into Religion News

Knowing that preachers and teachers are in the midst of worship and sermon planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great resources and inspiring articles about worship and sermon topics.

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Play isn’t just for kids. It offers spiritual benefits for all ages, advocates say. Imagine Jesus as Jester.

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Scenes From Holy Week

This week, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus Christ—his...

Encouraging Youth To Engage and Study Theology

Getting high school students interested in theology sounds like a pretty tall order. In the age of “nones” and “...

Duke Expands Research on America's Religious Congregations

Duke receives $1.5 million grant to study America's evolving congregations. Research from Lilly Endowment grant...

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