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Religious institutions run the range from local faith community congregations and regional judicatories to national faith bodies and religious educational institutions. Insights into Religion offers resources to assist in leadership education and practice for each type of organization.

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Faith & Leadership, the online magazine of the Leadership Education program at Duke Divinity School, intends to strengthen the practice of Christian leadership at all levels.

Center for Congregations offers consultation, resources and educational events to strengthen congregations and their leadership.

Hartford Institute for Religion Research conducts research related to key policy issues and emerging trends. Clergy will particularly benefit from the Clergy Leadership page. Judicatory staff may wish to consult the Judicatory Research page. Denominational staff will want to explore the Denominational Research page.

Resources for American Christianity helps clergy and church leaders, scholars and educators, faith-based, parachurch and religious nonprofit organizations, and the general public better understand the impact, trends and trajectories of Christianity in the U.S. by archiving informative and reflective material from select projects.

Association of Theological Schools is a membership organization of more than 260 graduate schools that offer post-baccalaureate professional and academic degree programs in the practice of ministry and in the preparation of future scholars for teaching and conducting research in the fields of theology. ATS sets accrediting standards, monitors member compliance and gathers key data related to students, teaching, administration and programs of study in member schools. Educational institution leaders can find informative papers and presentations archived on the Leadership Education page.

Center for the Study of Theological Education conducts a cycle of surveys that examine the state of theological education in North America over time, focusing at times on students, graduates, faculty, administrators, trustees and seminary finances, along with periodic additional topics. Results of the studies are presented in issues of the occasional bulletin Auburn Studies and as special background reports.

InTrust educates and assists boards and other governors of theological schools in North America by offering the best information, insight, research and consultation on practices and good governance to more than 170 member institutions of religious education. Explore In Trust’s Read the Magazine and News & Resources pages.

Also explore the Insights Into Religion Leadership section on our website.

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