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Generational Differences Change the Way Congregations Function

Younger clergy differ from their elders in several key respects. Younger clergy do not assume power comes from position, nor do they ascribe authority to denominational higher-ups. They are more... read more >

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The Generation Gap May Be Smaller Than Many Suppose

Generational differences do exist. The WWII generation puts a high emphasis on honesty and loyalty in the context of expecting leadership to be authoritative and relationships to be hierarchical; Baby... read more >

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Stories of Hope for Faith Communities

The resurrection announces to the world and confirms for Christians that God provides abundant gifts. Here are stories of hopeful and hope-filled communities that provide innovative ministry to reconnect readers... read more >

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How Religion Can Lead In Financial Hard Times

In the current financial climate all corporations should engage in risk management by imagining the worst possible case and developing a plan for dealing with it. It is time to... read more >

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Holy Money

Money can be holy, a gift from God to be used to create community, not destroy it; it can be distributed to the needy rather than be hoarded; it can... read more >

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Faithfully Stewarding Unexpected Gifts

Christian individuals and institutions often have a built-in love-hate relationship with money, a tension that is heightened in troubling economic times. But Christian leaders are called to a hopeful posture,... read more >

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Christian Leadership and God’s Abundance

The church lives in between a faith that God provides and a concern that we must live realistically in today’s world. The tendency is to either rely on Godly miracles... read more >

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How Mission Trips Are Maturing

For the last 20 years, many churches have sent members overseas on short-term projects that met the interests of Americans to get first-hand experience in mission work. Today individuals, churches,... read more >

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Focusing the Mission

The Mount Pisgah Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, has a long history of international mission work and ministry support. In recent years, they have been working at becoming more focused and... read more >

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Renewal Through A Ministry of Relationships

The Presbyterian Church’s Philadelphia Presbytery has been adapting the Book of Order to create new openness to ways of being the church. The model is no longer “how do churches... read more >

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Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

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...

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