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Finding the Right Seminary Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Christianity Immigration

Staci Imes knew she wanted to study at a seminary with a strong commitment to social justice.  She knew she wanted a program focused on training ministers, rather than scholars.  And while she’s committed to her denomination, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), she relishes the idea of studying with people from different traditions. But which seminary was for her?

 

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The 24/7 nature of ministry can lead to burnout. Thanks to the Clergy Renewal Program at Christian Theological Seminary, ministers are finding the time and money to recharge their spiritual batteries.

A new book suggests teens are practicing religion in their own way Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Christianity Youth

In A Faith of Their Own teens rate the personal significance of religion highly; less so the institutional part.

Even lay people can, and should, ask tough questions about polls to see if their claims match their findings. And when it comes to poll data we should all be informed consumers.

With its emphasis on an expressive spirituality, contemporary worship may be one of the most promising avenues for congregational growth.

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2018 National Congregations Study in Process

  Mark Chaves, Professor of Sociology, Religious Studies, and Divinity & Director, National Congregations...

Silence is Not An Option

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