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Discern Your Vocation: Listen to God to find your purpose

As a Christian, you are called to listen carefully to God, yourself and the cries of a world in need as you discern your purpose, says Jennifer Haworth, spiritual director... read more >

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Study: Seeing Jesus as Teacher in the Curriculum of Life

Christians are called to be disciples, or students, of Jesus Christ. Discipleship is study, a lifelong practice of learning and unlearning that draws upon knowledge that is available to us... read more >

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Hindu Festival is World's Largest Religious Gathering

Hindus believe that the god Vishnu fought with demons to gain possession of a golden pitcher that contained the nectar of immortality. During the battle, some drops fell to earth.... read more >

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Reflection: Ministering to Youth With Mental Health Issues

Today’s youth are experiencing an ever-increasing rate and range of mental health problems, according to Jonathon Counts, social-work major at Clark Atlanta University, and the church has an important role... read more >

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Reflection on Youth Ministry: Reaching the Present Age

Although the message of Christ is timeless and eternal, the church must continuously take the pulse of the culture in which it is placed in order to present the gospel... read more >

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Reflection on Ministry: Making House Calls

When it comes to spirituality there are no experts or specialists, only people trying daily to be more like Christ, says chaplain intern Jeremiah Chester, a seminary student at Princeton... read more >

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Hunger, Nutrition and the G8

As the G8 nations met in Washington in May 2012, Adam Taylor, World Vision’s vice president for advocacy and government relations, was interviewed by Julie Mashack for Religion & Ethics... read more >

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The Lord Is Risen! Easter Morning in the Moravian Tradition

In Winston-Salem, N.C., the Moravian Easter sunrise service features a brass band and draws thousands of worshippers. Steeped in a 240-year-old theological tradition, this particular service has helped shape and... read more >

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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: 45 Years Translating the Talmud

Historically, the Jewish Talmud – a compilation of rabbinic commentary on the Torah – had to be read and studied in its original languages: ancient Hebrew and Aramaic. Now, thanks... read more >

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Exploring the Role of the Lord’s Supper in the Reformed Tradition

The practice of celebrating the Eucharist weekly is deeply embedded in the Reformed tradition: It originates in the teaching of John Calvin. As such, many congregations are considering observing the... read more >

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The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right...

Is Pence Right About The Growth of Religion in the US?

"Religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day." —...

Apply for a Thriving in Ministry Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. has announced a new grant program to help pastors thrive in congregational leadership and thus...

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Thu, Oct 25, 2018 - 09:00 am
Samford University, part of the Lilly Network, has issued a Call for Proposals for its upcoming conference on “Teaching Dante.” This is...

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