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WEBINAR: Three strategic planning essentials for people with no time to waste

Presenters in this In Trust on-demand webinar discuss your board's critical role in strategic planning. How do you allocate scarce resources to achieve your mission? How can you develop competencies... read more >

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The Evangelical Vote, 2012

While some evangelical leaders express concern about “promoting” Mormonism by supporting Mitt Romney, he seeks to downplay the particulars of his faith, and many rank-and-file evangelicals say they are not... read more >

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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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Sharing Deep Stories Despite Politics

“We all have deep stories, whatever our politics, but we’re not fully aware of them. They’re dreamlike and are told...

Support for Rural Pastors

Grove City College received a nearly $1 million grant to help establish the Project on Rural Ministry. It’s an outreach...

Sunday Church Servicing in the Wake of Hurricane Michael

"Church leaders knew the Sunday following the storm would be important and necessary in what's expected to be a...

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