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Making a Difference in the Community – Guides to Social Ministries and Practicing Faith

  Practicing Faith – Resources and Guide in Journal of Community and Family Ministries articles like: The Call to Action: How Churches are Making a Difference for Orphans and Vulnerable Children... read more >

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Healthy Congregations – Resources and Guide

Healthy Congregations – Resources and Guide  include Journal of Community and Family Ministries articles like:  Bathsheba's Story: Surviving Abuse and Loss;  Solution-Focused Lay Pastoral Care;  What Healthy Churches Do to Protect... read more >

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Journal of Community and Family Ministries Recent Issues

  Topics in the Journal of Community and Family Ministries from Baylor University include: 50+ Adult Ministries; Business as Mission;  Children Adolescents, and Families;  Community Ministry and Development;  Congregational Assessment;  Global Missions;... read more >

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Religion, Science, The Environment and the Pope Francis Effect

  GlobalPlus is a new monthly feature of the Association of Religion Data Archives designed to increase understanding on critical issues in international religion. Each GlobalPlus will examine a key topic in... read more >

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Help With Sermons and Preaching Resources

  Looking for more online resources to assist in your preaching? These Centers and Projects offer excellent resources and gateways into more resources to help with your own sermon method, your... read more >

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Statistics and Research

Statistics based on well designed research in many fields provide insights for further research and decision-making by leaders in both academic and ecclesial communities.  A religious reference librarian should know... read more >

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Primary Documents in Theology

It is important to have an understanding of what a primary document is and what it is not. For most researchers, a primary document is a first-hand account of historical... read more >

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Denominations/Religious Groups Research

Student and practitioners in Religion Studies, Practical Theology, and the Sociology of Religion often need information on various Christian denominations or other religious groups and traditions. There are several excellent... read more >

Student Research Paper Competition Deadline May 31st.

Student Research Paper Competition Deadline May 31st.

Dates & Time: 
May 31, 2017

Student Research Paper Competition. The Faith Communities Today Steering Committee announces a 2017 Research Paper Competition with an award of $1,000 for the best submission. This competition is to encourage the use of the Faith Communities Today survey databases (either the data from 2000, 2005, 2008, 2010 or 2015) for scholarly research by graduate students. Eligibility: The competition is open to any graduate student (master’s or doctoral level) enrolled in a U.S.

Location: 
Online.

Leading Your Congregation in the Midst of Change Workshop

Leading Your Congregation in the Midst of Change Workshop

Dates & Time: 
Feb 16, 2017

Leading Your Congregation in the Midst of Change February 16, 2017. Leaders of global businesses report that the challenges they face are less predictable than before and the knowledge they have acquired is less reliable. Religious leaders often feel the same way. How do religious leaders and our congregations face these challenges and act with confidence?

Location: 
Evansville, IN.

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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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