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LGBTQA Christians Online

  As more religious communities develop digital presences it becomes possible to track emerging patterns in attitudes towards LGBTQA Christians. Despite the assumption that savvy use of digital media is a... read more >

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Organizations Provide Resources For Clergy, Parishes

Organizations Provide Resources For Clergy, Parishes Man in Church Pew Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

To help clergy and congregations with ongoing challenges, many granting organizations provide access to workshops, classes, projects, funds and more.

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The Amazon Effect: Worshippers flocking to larger churches

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.

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On Branding Your Church

The notion that churches need to brand themselves the same way a soft drink or shoe is branded has been encouraged recently by research showing that brand identification can provide... read more >

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How Faith Communities Address Mental Illness

After Matthew Warren, son of Saddleback Church pastor Rick Warren, committed suicide in the spring of 2013, Rick and his wife Kay teamed up with the Roman Catholic Diocese of... read more >

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Preaching reflections on Freddie Gray and Baltimore - An ON Scripture Special Feature

In light of recent events in Baltimore, several of our ON Scripture writers took a few moments to reflect upon what they would/will be preaching as the events continue to unfold. To join the conversation, follow us on Twitter at #onscripture.

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Practical Advice on the Challenges of Prophetic Leadership

As the long-serving pastor of Harlem’s famous Abyssinian Baptist Church, the Rev. Calvin O. Butts co-founded the Abyssinian Development Corporation, which has created $600 million in affordable housing, businesses and... read more >

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An Innovative Systems Approach to Eliminating Homelessness

While most agencies trying to end homelessness focus on programs, Community Solutions focuses on a process. The brainchild of Rosanne Haggerty, founder of New York City’s Common Ground, a nonprofit... read more >

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75th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising April 19, 1943

"April 19 is deeply embedded within my personal memory bank. On that date 75 years ago, in 1943, I was a youngster...

Strengthening Churches and Congregations

New book, Divergent Church from Tim Shapiro and Kara Faris featured by Center for Congregations.   New...

A No News Day

"Imagine you had a very special time machine: one that could take you back to any April 18 in all of history. When and...

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