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Administrating Your Church: The Basics of Supervising Staff

Seminaries and schools of religion do not focus much attention on equipping students for the practical task of supervising, coordinating, and motivating staff and teams. As a result, clergy either... read more >

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Social Philanthropy and Church Mission

Congregations are feeling the pinch as member contributions decline with America's current depressed economic situation. However, needs are increasing for the same reason. According to the Rev. Joe Mann, former... read more >

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Making Good Pastors Better

In 2012, Christian Theological Seminary launched the Center for Pastoral Excellence, an initiative to support the next generation of church leaders through a range of programs addressing “the long arc... read more >

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Breathing new life into a failing church

How does a typical struggling, urban Methodist church transform itself into a vibrant, outward-oriented faith community? By looking forward, not back, according to the Rev. Dr. Jim Harnish, who transferred... read more >

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Pope Francis: What The World Really Thinks Of Him

Pope Francis, the 265th successor to St. Peter, is both the first Latin American and the first Jesuit to be chosen to lead the Roman Catholic Church. ReligionLink, a resource... read more >

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Ten essential skills the next generation of religious leaders will need

Ten essential skills the next generation of religious leaders will need  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Christianity

Some skills are time-tested, such as listening and collaborating, but tomorrow’s religious leaders will also need to be entrepreneurial and communicate in new ways.

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Turning Ideas Into Action

One of the most difficult tasks church leaders face is taking ideas, even good ideas, from the discussion stage through implementation and incorporation, and evolving them into the customs, traditions... read more >

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Best resources for church leaders

Insights Into Religion is a nondenominational nonprofit website that compiles some of the best information, tips, research, ideas and inspiration for pastors and church leaders, religious and spiritual seekers, students, administrators, and anyone wishing to learn more about religion and spirituality and how faith affects the world. Whether you're looking for a quick sermon idea, spiritual support in times of doubt, information about people of other faiths, or practical tips on using the Internet to further your mission, our affiliates — organizations and websites funded by the Lilly Endowment's Religion Division — have the information you're seeking.

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Positive change for congregations: workshop series

Congregational leaders and members are invited to this luncheon series on positive change resources. Looking at strengths, using affirmative language and focusing on assets can make a difference in congregations, whether... read more >

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The Power of a Positive Congregation: Indiana workshop

Discover the power of positive change. The Center for Congregations hosts Flourishing Congregations: Moving from Dreams to Reality, an exciting, hands-on educational experience exploring positive change processes and how they can... read more >

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Rose and Cal promote shared joy with religious humor across traditions

The first Ahead of the Trend in 2019 celebrates two couples who have never given up hope that understanding can make...

Disruption, Death and the Old Testament

The Old Testament has its roots in two great disruptions: the collapse of the Late Bronze Age geopolitical system and...

Great Faith Hand in Hand with Great Sleep, Says Study

 A strong faith could be the key to a good night’s sleep, according to a study released this week in the Journal...

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