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Building Interfaith Bonds Women Hijab Islam Muslim Christian Jewish Buddhism Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

New seminary-based programs challenge Jews, Christians and Muslims to go beyond polite interfaith conversations to deal with prejudices and fears.

 

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Congregations Struggle With Attendance, Finance collection plate Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News GettyImages

The past decade hasn’t been kind to American congregations. But things may not be that ominous.

Sizing Up The Competition Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Church Sanctuary Christianity

When it comes to church size, bigger is not always better.

The Amazon Effect: Worshippers flocking to larger churches Lilly Foundation Insights into Religion View of Lakewood Church, Houston

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.

Holiday Greeters Welcome New Church Members Take The Opportunity To Connect With Marginal Church Members During Holiday Influx Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

The winter holiday season generates the greatest “marginal member” traffic into our churches. Those folks, who almost never attend throughout the year, respond to the traditional pull or their sense of obligation, and reconnect with the church community during this holy season. 

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The Association of Religion Data Archives offers an online dictionary of religious terms. ARDA... More > This Faith Communities Today (FACT) study compares the responses of more than 14,000 pastors,... More >
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Fuller Studio's Voices on Sports

“Rigorous physical activity, like sports, that emphasizes striving, growing, becoming ever better and more capable, is...

Former Winner Serves on the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Selection

Matt Henry is the Equity Team Leader for Old National Wealth Management, managing $1 billion in assets. On the...

Creating Meaningful Work with John O'Donohue and On Being

"We spend over one-third of our lives, actually, in the workplace. And one of the loneliest things you can find is...

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