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7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Special Needs wheelchair accessibility Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Woman

Fewer than half of the parents surveyed in a recent study said their faith community is supportive of their child with special needs. A church must include all, and here are some ways to do that.

 

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Are there better ways to run congregational boards? One consultant offers up best practices.

Ten Essential Skills The Next Generation Of Religious Leaders Will Need Man in a Library Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights Into Religion News

Some skills are time-tested, such as listening and collaborating, but tomorrow’s religious leaders will also need to be entrepreneurial and communicate in new ways.

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Promise or peril? An online guidebook gives religious congregations insights into navigating Web 2.0 technologies.

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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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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