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Tools For Religious Educators

Effective teaching of theological concepts, values and perspectives, and helpful use of contemporary media tools can be challenging. To help new teachers and others involved in communicating religious material in... read more >

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New Media's Challenge to Mainline Protestantism

Today, everyone is a journalist, yet "many in the [mainline Protestant] church still presume that people connect only, or at least primarily, through face-to-face interactions and that organizational communications happen... read more >

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How Continuing Education Influences Clergy Vitality

Continuing education is positively correlated to long-term clergy vitality and passion. However, not all continuing education programs are equal, and some types of continuing education do a much better job... read more >

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Why the Mainline Has Become the Sideline and What to Do

Contemporary Mainline Protestantism remains largely stuck in a model of ministry and clergy development that is outdated and harmful to the future of mainline faith traditions, according to United Methodist... read more >

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Why You Need Social Media and How to Get Started

Social media is a fact of contemporary life; it is where many people conduct a large portion of their social life, gather information and news, and absorb cultural cues. Faith... read more >

Academy of Preaching and Celebration comes online

Academy of Preaching and Celebration comes online

Christian Theological Seminary and the Center for Pastoral Excellence are pleased to announce the launch of the Academy of Preaching and Celebration. Led by Frank A. Thomas, the Nettie Sweeney and Hugh Th Miller Professor of Homiletics at CTS, the Academy seeks to generate excellence in preaching and worship through deepened faith and biblical practice.

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Ethics and Retirement Obligations in Bankrupt Detroit

When a business goes bankrupt, even its retired employees, who had no role in that bankruptcy, will pay a price in reduced or eliminated retirement payments. That's because they are... read more >

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How Electronic Media are Changing Personal and Religious Identity

Perhaps the hardest concept for older Christians to grasp about younger people is that they do not "go between the church world and the Internet world. They just live in... read more >

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International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

Discovering Hope in the Valley of Dry Bones

Struggling in the valley of dry bones?Listen and subscribe to Faith & Leadership's podcast, Can These Bones. The...

The Heart of a Servant and Faith Like a Child

Here are some sermon resources and art work for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - September 23, 2018 (Year B)...

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