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How Worried Should Religious People Be About The State of the World

How Worried Should Religious People Be About The State of the World

CFR President Richard N. Haass discusses top concerns in foreign policy and international relations, and how religious actors can provide solutions to these challenges, at the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop, with Juju Chang of ABC News’ Nightline moderating. Watch the video at CFR.org

 

Priest on American Ninja Warrior

Priest on American Ninja Warrior

Fr Stephen Gadberry has always kept in good shape. Being a priest in the diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas hasn’t stopped him. Recently, he competed in American Ninja Warrior with his performance airing May 30 evening. If you haven’t seen it, American Ninja Warrior is an extreme obstacle course that requires a combination of strength, speed, and flexibility.

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Sustainable Design Ideas From Faith & Leadership

"The vibrancy of an institution depends on its sustainability over time. Leaders often equate sustainability with money, and focus on short-term fundraising at the expense of long-term strategy. Designing a sustainable... read more >

Music and Leadership Training On The Way to College

Music and Leadership Training On The Way to College

A Christian program called New City Kids uses tutoring, music, leadership training and spiritual formation to help children in three cities transform their lives. It has been remarkably successful: 100 percent of its graduating seniors have gone to college.

We Are What We Do Repeatedly

We Are What We Do Repeatedly

"We human beings are creatures of habit. We brush our teeth in the same direction, we take the same route to work, we fold our clothes or make our beds in pretty much the same manner day after day.... Read more

Habits Spirituality control Insights into Relition Lilly Foundation Grants

Preaching and Sermon Ideas for Memorial Day

Preaching and Sermon Ideas for Memorial Day

Dates & Time: 
May 28, 2018
May 27, 2019

"You don’t need sociological surveys on the Nones to give you a picture of religion in America; the fact is (and maybe always has been) many of us are more moved by the love of those who lay their lives down for their countrymen than we are moved by Christ who lays his life down not for his neighbors and nation but for the ungodly.

Location: 
The United States

Caring for Creation

Caring for Creation

"Whether it is Wendell Berry, Michael Polan, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Pope Francis, Prince Charles, Mondragon or before them Steiner, Chesterton, Belloc, and their ilk there has been this insistent thrum calling us to return to the land, or at least to return to better farming and ecological practices. We keep coming back to these ideas and I find this fascinating. I find it all the more so since we haven’t, on the one hand, really moved forward with them as society (whether local to the US or the UK or global). Capitalism and industrialized farming are still the go to practices.

Nurturing Vital Worship: A Day of Learning and Worshiping Together

Nurturing Vital Worship: A Day of Learning and Worshiping Together

Dates & Time: 
Jun 20, 2018

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship invites you to Calvin College for a day of exploration and worship designed to encourage and equip all those who plan and lead worship with wisdom from CICW staff and affiliates and gleanings from 32 grant-funded congregational renewal projects, culminating in an inspiring worship service in the Calvin Chapel. This event is free to the public but please register.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 12:30PM to 8:30PM

Location: 
Calvin College Covenant Fine Arts Center Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Liturgical Meditations from Fuller Studios

 The liturgical calendar spans the life of Christ in a single year—from anticipation (Advent), to hope (Christmas...

The Spiritual Practice of Humor

We live in a time of tension and conflict, arguing and fighting for what we believe is true. Many of us are attracted...

Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

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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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