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Finding "Pastor Right": Why a Perfect Match Matters Insights into Relition Lilly Foundation Grants Bible pastors leadership

A congregation’s relationship with its pastor is kind of like a marriage, says religion researcher Cynthia Woolever. The wrong chemistry can lead to years of disappointment, stress and conflict. Woolever offers some key strategies for finding — and keeping — a pastor that's right for your church.

In today’s economy, a well-trained and properly focused governing board can mean the difference between a seminary staying afloat – thriving, even – and having a dire fate. Theological schools throughout North America have turned for help on this to In Trust.

Successful seminary presidents impose fiscal discipline  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Christianity

The biggest challenge a president faces is meeting the needs of the institution. These days, those are often financial.

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Volunteer Shortage Affects Church Food Programs

Joe and Judy Nesbit spent Tuesday afternoon taking stock of hundreds of food items filling the shelves of the Seventh-...

Lilly Gives $10 million for Duke's Lilly Library Renovation

"Our [Lilly] family's commitment to restore and expand Duke's library that bears the Lilly name comes from our hearts...

Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation

The Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. announced the project Wednesday as one of nearly $49 million in grants for...

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