Jump to Navigation

Leadership > Continuing Education

Resources

How Social Networking Is Changing Religion

Is community lost or enhanced by digital interaction? Are religious messages and imperatives compromised or confirmed when represented in 140-character tweets or “sound-bite” Facebook updates? As ministry programs, houses of... read more >

Resources

Church Leadership Is Like Improvisational Theater

Good leadership forms a state of trust in a community where people can learn to do things they haven’t done before, according to Anglican minister and scholar Samuel Wells. Hence,... read more >

Resources

Acts of Faith: Interfaith Leadership in a Time of Global Religious Crisis

Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, discusses the interfaith landscape in the United States after 9/11, stresses the promise and genius of America located in its ability... read more >

Resources

Liturgical Arts Education for the African American Church

The African American Lectionary project, a resource site for worship materials that span most African American Christian traditions, offers a page of teaching videos designed to help liturgists, worship leaders,... read more >

Resources

In or Of the Digital World: Some Implications of the Generational Difference

For Millennials and their younger siblings, the Web is not a tool to accomplish other things; it is a mode of existence that has distinctive characteristics, including decentralized authority, breadth... read more >

Resources

The Rev. Charles Adams: A Conversation Across Generations of Black Clergy

The Rev. Charles Adams, pastor of Hartford Memorial Church in Detroit, discusses books young black clergy ought to read, ideas that have been central to his life and work, influences... read more >

Resources

Christian Insight and Art

Historically, art has intentionally interpreted biblical passages in light of a particular culture and according to a particular religious worldview. In a new art concordance, catalogued by theme, lectionary date... read more >

Resources

Christian Insight and Movies

Films can help us understand perspectives on biblical themes we might not otherwise have noticed; sometimes they help open up new avenues for understanding, preaching and living the text within... read more >

Resources

Promoting Serious Interfaith Dialogue

In 2010, King Abdullah II and Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad of Jordan proposed that the United Nations create a World Interfaith Harmony Week to take place the first week of... read more >

Resources

Abortion Controversies: New Developments, New Debates

The short-lived decision by the Susan G. Komen foundation to end most of its grants to Planned Parenthood reignited the controversy over abortion. It is a controversy that includes the... read more >

Pages

News

News

Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

Art and Music Helping To Survive The Worst

“How do we survive when the worst happens? What are the mechanisms?” For Joe Carter, one answer was in spirituals —...

Calendar

Tue, Dec 25, 2018 - 09:00 am
Wed, Dec 25, 2019 - 09:00 am
Fri, Dec 25, 2020 - 09:00 am
Sat, Dec 25, 2021 - 09:00 am
Dec 24 - Christmas Eve (Western Churches)

Popular Tools

Map congregations and create a religious and demographic profile for your community!

Enter a ZIP code or city/state [e.g. Seattle, WA] for a map:  

Widget provided by:

Search