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Is America a Christian Nation? Should it Be?

Is America a Christian Nation? Should it Be?

“Christianity, or any branch of it, loses its Christian character when its self-proclaimed supporters outnumber and outshout its actual adherents.”

— Marilynne Robinson

Conservative Commencement Address 

Conservative Commencement Address 

"Harvard professor Danielle Allen's commence address at Pomona College was among the best at this year's graduations, The Atlantic reports. Her analysis of the Declaration of Independence was "equally likely to engage and discomfit ambitious careerists, woke progressives, and Claremont-Institute-style conservatives." [Read more].

A Sea of iPhones in Churches - Is It A Good Thing?

A Sea of iPhones in Churches - Is It A Good Thing?

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry delivered at the royal wedding a few weeks ago drew notice around the world for its energy, its very American style, and its subtly radical message of liberating love. But there was something else about Curry’s sermon that stuck out to some viewers: He read it from the podium on what appeared to be an iPad. [Read more].

Racial Injury and Trauma: Redeeming the Christian Story and the Democratic Experiment

Racial Injury and Trauma: Redeeming the Christian Story and the Democratic Experiment

Dates & Time: 
Jul 11, 2018

Join this conversation between Danjuma Gibson, associate professor of pastoral care at Calvin Theological Seminary, and Christina Edmondson, dean of intercultural student development at Calvin College

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 7:00PM to 8:30PM at the Calvin Theological Seminary Auditorium  3233 Burton Street SE  Grand Rapids, Michigan 

Location: 
Calvin Theological Seminary Auditorium  3233 Burton Street SE  Grand Rapids, Michigan 

36 Percent of All American Parishes are Bicultural

36 Percent of All American Parishes are Bicultural

Some 36 percent of all American parishes are now designated as bicultural, according to a 2016 study from the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), conducted for the U.S. bishops. That usually means Anglos and Latinos, but sometimes can include a mixture of Africans, Filipinos and Vietnamese, among others.

Grants Support Christian Higher Education Initiatives

Grants Support Christian Higher Education Initiatives

"As a twentieth-century Christian aspiring to become an English professor, I probably couldn’t have been luckier than to enter graduate school in the 1990s. The Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Company had made a fortune on Prozac, which went on the market in 1988, and soon thereafter the Lilly heirs established a foundation that to this day supports a number of Christian higher education initiatives, including the postdoctoral fellowship program that led me to my position at Eastern Mennonite University in 2003.

What would you do if you thought you only had a few months left to live?

What would you do if you thought you only had a few months left to live?

What would you do if you thought you only had a few months left to live? For Mark Zabawa, the answer was easy: chase tornadoes. In “The Last Storm,” the new Op-Doc by director Liam Saint-Pierre, Mark teams up with his young friend Mike to go zigzagging across the Midwest in a boisterous search for tornado sightings, the weather enthusiast’s holy grail.

How Change Happens, In Generational Time

How Change Happens, In Generational Time

“Our discomfort and our grappling is not a sign of failure. It’s a sign that we’re living at the edge of our imaginations.” –America Ferrera

Listen to On Being with America Ferrera and John Paul Lederach

America Ferrara On Being Audio Video Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Grants

Do you need time to reflect and gain perspective on your ministry?

Do you need time to reflect and gain perspective on your ministry?

The Reflective Leadership Grant program offers lay and ordained Christian leaders up to $15,000 to step away from their current work to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. [More details]

Reflective Leadership Grants offer Christian leaders Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Grants

Being ‘Spiritual’ Is Never Enough

Being ‘Spiritual’ Is Never Enough

"I was keenly aware that I didn’t have any of it. In and of myself, I had nothing adequate for what was facing us at the time. I had only the faithfulness of Jesus Christ."

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God's Time

"Before I retired, the Lilly Foundation gave Asbury Theological Seminary a grant to enable its retiring graduates to...

Wind Farm Noise Reduction Grant from Lilly Foundation

Commissioner Frey also encouraged people to participate in a survey for Wabash Heartland Innovation Network that has...

Church Goers There For The Theology

Most churchgoers will put up with a change in music style or a different preacher, according to a LifeWay Research...

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