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Debating Religious Liberty

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, a cutting-edge religion news and analysis program, interviewed a range of authorities about the Catholic “Fortnight for Freedom,” a campaign of the U.S. Catholic bishops to... read more >

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2012 Election: Mitt Romney and Faith in America

With Mitt Romney’s bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, his Mormon faith and the role of religion in public life are re-emerging as important issues. Romney faced the same... read more >

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How to Fight Fairly in the African American Church

Church conflict is on the rise, and the resulting stress is a major cause of clergy abandoning ministry. Conflict in African American congregations is exacerbated by the daily struggles and... read more >

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The Power of Mission Focus

When a college dropout told Deborah Bial that he would have stayed in college if he had his posse with him, inspiration hit. Bial initiated a program aimed at identifying... read more >

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Clergy Peer Groups Transform Ministry

Twelve years ago, the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ was engaged in a dozen active reviews of possible clergy violations of conference guidelines; there has been a... read more >

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Clergy Can Learn Leadership From the Military

What can clergy learn from the military? In the Army every senior officer is expected to train people two levels below and know the mindset of those two levels above.... read more >

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On Leaving Seminary Leadership Gracefully

The reality is that every institutional leader is temporary. But discerning the right time to leave requires careful attention to both the leader’s personal sense that the time has come,... read more >

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Professional Blog for Theology School Deans

The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion supports teachers of religion and theology through meetings and workshops, grants, a journal and other resources. New among the... read more >

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Tools for an Effective Pastor Evaluation

At their best, clergy evaluations help to structure conversations about a congregation’s life and work, and the pastor’s role in relation to that work. The annual pastoral evaluation becomes, in... read more >

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How Do You Manage Information Overload In The Digital Age?

Is it possible to serve the church’s mission and still give your mind, body and soul a much-needed break from the seemingly unending flow of information? And when you are... read more >

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Looking for Online Resources?

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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