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Engaging Your Church in the Local Community Takes Courage, Time

In the 1990s, Atlanta developer and philanthropist Tom Cousins brought together business, government and community leaders to transform the poverty- and crime-plagued East Lake neighborhood through a “holistic approach to... read more >

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Does Traditional Church Even Apply Anymore? Why A Tent-Maker’s Ministry Makes Evangelical Sense

Can churches and church members interact with non-churched people on a regular basis outside the walls of the church? What does that look like? What can it look like? For... read more >

How the Church Can Save Us From Obesity

How the Church Can Save Us From Obesity

The video, "5 Things You Didn't Know About Childhood Obesity," provides stunning statistics about the millions of children in the United States who are shortening their lives by the foods they eat.

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Preachers' Reflections on Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri

In light of events in Ferguson, Missouri, several ON Scripture writers took a few moments to reflect on the killing of Michael Brown and the response by the Missouri public and people around the world. To continue the conversation, join ON Scripture on Twitter at #onscripture.

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The Faith Response to Human Trafficking

The sudden, dramatic increase in children crossing the southern border of the United States in 2014 raised new questions and concerns about human trafficking. It called for a response from... read more >

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Religious Adherence Influences Lifestyle and Experience

An economic interpretation of human behavior examines perceived benefits and costs of the decisions people make over their life cycle, including their choices about living together, marriage, divorce, family size... read more >

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The Jewish Example of Gender Equality

Gender equality has reached a level of integration in American Jewish families not witnessed in other places, according to recent research. Using data from the 2000-2001 National Jewish Population Survey,... read more >

Put the Phone Away: Why Devices Divide Our Attention

Put the Phone Away: Why Devices Divide Our Attention

Do you bring your cell phone everywhere you go, including to gatherings with your friends, family or community?

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Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy introduces the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF), which is...

Lilly Endowment awards $10 million grant to ATS

The New Century Fund will establish an endow- ment and support ATS programma c ini a- ves designed to help...

On Being Studio launches new podcast

The On Being studios has launched a new podcast, "Being Wise." The show, hosted by Krista Tippett, is described as an "...

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