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Explore Summaries of Studies in Christian Faith and Life

Between 1996 and 2009, the Louisville Institute supported research projects by academics and pastors that attempted to bring the resources of the Christian faith into a closer relationship with the... read more >


Pastoral Study Grants for Clergy

Grants for religious researchers and pastors from the Louisville Institute assist research and writing projects that advance religious and theological scholarship in ways that also enhance our understanding of important... read more >


Project Grants for Researchers

The Project Grants for Researchers Program of the Louisville Institute supports research, reflection, and writing by academics and pastors in order to enhance our understanding of important issues concerning Christian... read more >


Study Grant Programs for Pastors

The Pastoral Study Project Program at Louisville Institute offers clergy leaders the opportunity to conduct a serious investigation of issues related to Christian life, faith, and ministry. Funding allows for... read more >


Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts

The Lilly Fellows Program in the Humanities and the Arts seeks to strengthen the quality of church-related institutions of higher learning through a series of conferences, workshops and programs that... read more >


Summer Seminars for College Teachers

The Lilly Fellows Program summer seminars for college teachers are designed for faculty, especially new faculty, at network institutions. Convened by a seasoned faculty person, these seminars address a major... read more >


Lilly Fellows Program Regional Conference Grant

Lilly Fellows Program Regional Conferences encourage examination of topics of special significance to faculty, administrators, and students at a particular institution or group of institutions, or matters of special intellectual... read more >


2017 Lilly Post-Graduate Fellowship Program

The Lilly Fellows Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship Program offers a 2-year post-graduate teaching fellowship program for new scholar-teachers who are interested in the relationship between Christianity and the academic vocation. Candidates... read more >


Explore Studies on Contemporary Pastoral Leadership

Between 2007 and 2009, the Pastoral Leadership Grant Program of the Louisville Institute supported research and reflection by pastors and academics on the conditions of contemporary Christian ministry, the nature... read more >


What Promotes Church Growth?

Key findings from the U.S. Congregational Life Survey indicate that church growth is a consequence of four key strengths: personal invitations from members, good worship experiences, a follow-up process that... read more >





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Philanthropy That Thinks Deeply About Rural Community

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Grappling with Questions of Belonging, Unity, and Faith

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