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Websites, Facebook and other tools are helping churches stay connected to their members and reach out to the wider community.

 

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A competitive marketplace is forcing churches to embrace business practices to court fickle churchgoers.

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Is the mom-and-pop church becoming obsolete? Just as one-stop shopping behemoths such as Walmart and Amazon are fulfilling the retail needs of America’s consumers, larger churches are increasingly meeting the spiritual needs of America’s faithful.

“Meet Your Neighbors: Interfaith FACTs,”  by Faith Communities Today, offers a comparative look at the beliefs and practices of Christian, Jewish and Muslim congregations across the United States.

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“Christian expansion has always been serial rather than progressive,” says Andrew Walls, founder of... More > How does your congregation celebrate the Lord’s Supper? Is it a celebration, or is it a more somber... More >
From 1996 to 1998, the Christian Faith and Life Teaching Team Grant Program of the Louisville... More >  New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently displaying about 1,200 examples of Islamic... More >

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Children's Faith, Doubt and Silence

During a three-year longitudinal study launched by the Fuller Youth Institute, a parent with three post–high school...

Sermons For Those Struggling with Depression

On Sunday, before worshippers at Washington's National Cathedral, Michael Gerson, Washington Post columnist, delivered...

Lilly Endowment Launchs the Seventh Phase of its Giving Indiana Funds

"Last fall, Lilly Endowment launched the seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow initiative (GIFT VII),...

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