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A Vision for America - On Scripture feature

John 2:1-11 Reflection by Reverend Dr. Alvin O'Neal Jackson

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Creating an Unbroken Circle of Care in Your Congregation

This four-part education program is designed to help congregational leaders create a comprehensive caring ministry. Participants will learn specific ideas and tools to create caring ministries for people experiencing the... read more >

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Theological education rebounds, but fewer students enroll

As some seminaries consolidate and others close, new schools are opening alongside new degree programs and a rise in online education.

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Faith and Politics — Why it Matters

In a 2010 speech, Rick Santorum offered his views of religion, the moral life and how faith informs his political decision-making. Watch excerpts from his speech in a 3½-minute video... read more >

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Churches and the Mentally Ill

One out of 10 people will experience a severe and persistent mental illness at some point in life. During the last 15 years, Holy Comforter Episcopal Church in Atlanta has... read more >

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Using Power for Good: Turning Ideas into Missions

In 1981, Keith and Darlene Wasserman opened their home to a person in need. Today, they run Good Works Inc., a ministry that helps homeless people transition to more stable... read more >

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The ARDA YouTube Channel

The Association of Religion Data Archives, a repository for quality data on religion, has a YouTube channel featuring videos from a range of Christian and non-Christian faith traditions. Varying in... read more >

Study on Internet Use in Congregations

Study on Internet Use in Congregations

Internet technologies are being used by a large number of American congregations, and those that do not use these technologies are likely to be perceived as out of sync. This is one of the findings explained in a Faith Communities Today report, "Virtually Religious: Technology and Internet Use in American Congregations." FACT has released the analysis to help congregations understand how Internet technologies can contribute to their vitality. Links to view the report and related material are also available.

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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 —...

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