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Financing American Religion

Mark Chaves surveys findings from recent studies on church finances.

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Christian Practices and Congregational Education in Faith

Dorothy Bass and Craig Dykstra consider how worshiping congregations can provide a fertile, communal context for the inculcation and nourishment of Christian practices.

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What Must a Pastor Know?: Reflections on Congregational Studies

Arthur Boers, assistant professor of pastoral theology and coordinator of the Spiritual Formation Program at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, surveys key insights that have emerged from a rapidly expanding literature on the nature and patterns of congregational life in the United States.

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New Tasks for the New Congregation: Reflections on Congregational Studies

Jeff Woods, associate general secretary for regional ministries of the American Baptist Churches USA, discusses changes in congregations' cultural environment before considering the new tasks that today's congregations must address.

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American Denominational Studies: A Critical Assessment

A broad overview of the extensive literature funded by the Lilly Endowment on mainstream Protestantism.

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The Importance of Paying Attention to Family in Ministry

For the past two decades, the Lilly Endowment has supported several projects among religious institutions designed to empower and serve families.

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International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

Discovering Hope in the Valley of Dry Bones

Struggling in the valley of dry bones?Listen and subscribe to Faith & Leadership's podcast, Can These Bones. The...

The Heart of a Servant and Faith Like a Child

Here are some sermon resources and art work for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - September 23, 2018 (Year B)...

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