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From Accessibility to Inclusion Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Grants

Congregations have made great strides in making houses of worship more accessible to people with disabilities. Now they must move toward including them as equal members in the life of the church.

10 tips to help pastors boost their twitter presence twitter church online faith community Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation

Many people abandon Twitter shortly after opening an account. But if you stick with it, it will bear fruit.

Prayer and Preparedness During a Disaster Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation

Natural disasters, like the massive tornado that struck Oklahoma, can devastate entire communities and sometimes shake our faith, whether we are directly affected or not. Many ask why God would allow such tragedy, or wonder if the disaster is God’s punishment.

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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.

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This Faith Communities Today (FACT) study compares the responses of more than 14,000 pastors,... More > Lilly Fellows Program Network Exchange Program grants are designed to allow Network member... More >
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2018 National Congregations Study in Process

  Mark Chaves, Professor of Sociology, Religious Studies, and Divinity & Director, National Congregations...

Silence is Not An Option

"Hate has a history. And it extends into the present. Hate has a religious history. And that religious history also...

Baptist General Convention of Texas Receives $1 million in Grant Money From the Lilly Foundation

"The Baptist General Convention of Texas received a $1 million implementation grant from the Lilly Endowment to...

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