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Ten Essential Skills The Next Generation Of Religious Leaders Will Need

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.


So Much Better: How Peer Support Can Revive Pastors' Passion

So Much Better: How Peer Support Can Revive Pastors' Passion Insights Into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Holding Hands Together Suits

In 2004, after nearly three decades as a pastor, the Rev. John Terpstra found himself straining to find joy and meaning in what he did for a living. He was in his early-50s and wondered what would come next.


A look at American mosques

"The American Mosque 2011," a study written by Dr. Ihsan Bagby, explores the basic characteristics of the American mosque and attitudes of mosque leaders. The study was sponsored by The... read more >


Tell ESPN 'Christian' Doesn't Mean 'Anti-Gay'

When NBA player Jason Collins came out as gay, ESPN interviewed religious leaders — but only those who slammed homosexuality as anti-Christian. In a petition by Groundswell, a multifaith movement for... read more >

Grants from the Wabash Center

Grants from the Wabash Center

Dates & Time: 
Mar 01, 2017 to Oct 01, 2017

The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion offers several grants for activities that promote a sustained conversation about pedagogy through the improvement teaching and learning, the encouragement of research and study, and the creation of a supportive environment for teaching.


From Suffering to Hope, An On Scripture Feature

by Henry G. Brinton (Romans 5:1-5) From Suffering To Hope, An On Scripture Feature a reflection by Henry G. Brinton with a focus on Romans 5:1-5 (May 24, 2013) On Scripture



Help for faith communities after a natural disaster or tragedy

Help For Faith Communities After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy 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.


Calvin Institute Provides Worship Renewal Grants

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship has given $300,000 in grants to support worship renewal across North America. Since it began in the year 2000, the Worship Renewal Grants Program has... read more >


Creating positive change by working together

To help congregations embrace change based in their strengths and positive attributes, the Indianapolis Center for Congregations, dedicated to supporting and strengthening Indiana congregations, hosted the Flourishing Congregations initiative. The... read more >





Holy Week Inspiration

In a few weeks, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus...

Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

   The legislative wars over marijuana are mostly trending in favor of those who support legalization. More...

Leadership La Porte County Hosts its 2nd Annual “Volunteer Expo” on April 19

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged...

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