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Help with Making the Most of Change

  Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change (Fourth Edition) by William Bridges, Susan Bridges. Da Capo Books, 2016.   Transitioning between the old and the new affects all congregations, and they feel... read more >

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What Makes the U.S. Congregational Life Survey Unique?

In 2001 the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) conducted the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. More than 1.2 million worshipers and 12,000 congregations across three continents were surveyed to provide a portrait of... read more >

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Number of Christians in the U.S. Declining

The number of Americans identifying themselves as Christian is declining, while other religious affiliations are slightly increasing, according to a recent survey. The Pew Research Center looked at more than 35,000... read more >

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What Faith Comes in Number 2 in U.S States

Islam is the #2 Religion in the United States. Based on data from Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which contributes to the religious portion of the census each decade,... read more >

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Howard Rhodes: Despair, Democratic Hope, and Donald Trump

While there is no simple connection between white despair and Trump’s victory, the relationship should not be ignored. By any account, Trump’s election is a breathtaking indictment of our government... read more >

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Guiding Seminary’s Governance

Excellent archive of the In Trust magazine’s articles with a searchable index to find just the article and resource you might need to assist in guiding your Seminary’s governance.  This... read more >

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How To Hire Consultants For a Faith Based Organization

  Because faith-based institutions are unique, they rarely benefit from consultants who offer prepackaged presentations that feature generic data and lead to predictable conclusions.   In Trust created this resource to... read more >

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7 Insights on Leadership the World Needs Now

Seven Insights on leadership the world needs now. We know that communities everywhere need inspired leaders to shape a hopeful future. But can we actually create the conditions in which... read more >

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Losing Faith in our Democracy

With $6 billion running through our election cycles, it is time for people of faith and moral commitment to get more involved in reforming the role of money in American... read more >

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Watchfulness, Vision and The Future

It's a good word for the church. In his instructions to the church at Colossae, Paul asks his readers to be watchful....

Poll Out on Prayers of the Non-Religious

For many non-believers, it is an instinctive response to a crisis: “Please, God.” So perhaps it should not be...

Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

War of 1812 in the collections of the Lilly Library at Indiana University:   Before the War, The War - 1812...

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