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Healing the Moral Wounds of War

One of the dislocations of war for soldiers is the fact that back home, life continues to develop. It means that returning warriors experience a sense of dislocation on top... read more >

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An Innovative Ecumenical Ministry to Millennials

According to the Pew Research Religion & Public Life Project, 25 percent of adults under the age of 30 are not affiliated with any religion, making them the most non-religious... read more >

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Cafe-Bar-Church: Seeking New Ways to Model Christ

Martin Luther was known to invite his students to his house, where he would serve homemade ale and engage in theological conversation. Reflecting that earthiness of faith is “Luther’s Table,”... read more >

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7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Special Needs

7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Special Needs Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Fewer than half of the parents surveyed in a recent study said their faith community is supportive of their child with special needs. A church must include all, and here are some ways to do that.

Auburn Seeks Support for LGBT Anti-Discrimination Stance

Auburn Seeks Support for LGBT Anti-Discrimination Stance

Auburn Seminary's president is seeking signatures on a petition urging President Obama to sign an executive order guaranteeing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Religious organizations are lobbying for an exemption from laws protecting LGBT employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Preventing Child Abuse in Church

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. It offers an opportunity for communities of faith to focus attention on the ongoing legal and moral crime of diminishing and harming children. However,... read more >

New Quiz: Gambling And The Church

New Quiz: Gambling And The Church

What kind of influence have religious communities had on gambling? Today, all but two U.S. states have legalized gambling, and lottery sales and casinos are a $100-billion-dollar industry. The Association of Religion Data Archives offers a new quiz to test your knowledge of the relationship between religion and gambling. An accompanying article explores new research suggesting faith groups can still have a strong influence on gambling.

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Volunteer Shortage Affects Church Food Programs

Joe and Judy Nesbit spent Tuesday afternoon taking stock of hundreds of food items filling the shelves of the Seventh-...

Lilly Gives $10 million for Duke's Lilly Library Renovation

"Our [Lilly] family's commitment to restore and expand Duke's library that bears the Lilly name comes from our hearts...

Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation

The Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. announced the project Wednesday as one of nearly $49 million in grants for...

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