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All Are Welcome Means Nothing

  "Clearly, the world has changed. It’s changed for church leaders too—radically. So what happens when church leaders are unaware of what’s going on around them? It’s simple. Church leaders who are out of... read more >

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The Devil You Know: The Effect of Belief on Mental Health

When it comes to mental health, the devil you know appears to be much more dangerous than the devil you don’t. Belief in the existence of powerful supernatural evil beings was one... read more >

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Help with Making the Most of Change

  Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change (Fourth Edition) by William Bridges, Susan Bridges. Da Capo Books, 2016.   Transitioning between the old and the new affects all congregations, and they feel... read more >

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Number of Christians in the U.S. Declining

The number of Americans identifying themselves as Christian is declining, while other religious affiliations are slightly increasing, according to a recent survey. The Pew Research Center looked at more than 35,000... read more >

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What Faith Comes in Number 2 in U.S States

Islam is the #2 Religion in the United States. Based on data from Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which contributes to the religious portion of the census each decade,... read more >

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Guiding Seminary’s Governance

Excellent archive of the In Trust magazine’s articles with a searchable index to find just the article and resource you might need to assist in guiding your Seminary’s governance.  This... read more >

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2015 National Survey Report

American churches, synagogues and other faith communities are changing.  This recent report describes the key findings from the 2015 national survey of churches and other religious communities in the United... read more >

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Journal of Community and Family Ministries Recent Issues

  Topics in the Journal of Community and Family Ministries from Baylor University include: 50+ Adult Ministries; Business as Mission;  Children Adolescents, and Families;  Community Ministry and Development;  Congregational Assessment;  Global Missions;... read more >

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Religion, Science, The Environment and the Pope Francis Effect

  GlobalPlus is a new monthly feature of the Association of Religion Data Archives designed to increase understanding on critical issues in international religion. Each GlobalPlus will examine a key topic in... read more >

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Watchfulness, Vision and The Future

It's a good word for the church. In his instructions to the church at Colossae, Paul asks his readers to be watchful....

Poll Out on Prayers of the Non-Religious

For many non-believers, it is an instinctive response to a crisis: “Please, God.” So perhaps it should not be...

Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

War of 1812 in the collections of the Lilly Library at Indiana University:   Before the War, The War - 1812...

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