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The Discipleship Project is a groundbreaking approach to theological education inspired by Jesus’ pedagogy in the New Testament. It seeks to answer...

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Kayla Mueller's beautiful letter to her family while being held by ISIS is an eloquent testament of faith in the midst of adversity that continues to inspire after her death.

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The abundance of resources available on the Web requires a new level of discipline.  After nearly 30 years in the ministry, the Rev. G. Lee Ramsey Jr. knows writing sermons week after week isn’t easy. It’s not so much writers’ block, he says. The hard part is creating a focused sermon that gives the congregation something to chew on.

Do You Tweet? Here's Why Your Church Needs To Be Online Twitter

When it comes to social media, congregations and clergy trail behind most other organizations and individuals.

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Is the mom-and-pop church becoming obsolete? Just as one-stop shopping behemoths such as Walmart and Amazon are fulfilling the retail needs of America’s consumers, larger churches are increasingly meeting the spiritual needs of America’s faithful.

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Many people abandon Twitter shortly after opening an account. But if you stick with it, it will bear fruit.

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At Harvard Business Review, why the pursuit of money isn't bringing you joy -- and what will. [Read more]. "If there...

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