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Putting the Faith in Faith-Based Social Service

In social service programs, faith communities convey a religious character or message in two basic ways - environmental and active. Environmental elements are passive, institutional indicators of the religious nature or affiliation of the program that do not involve clients in personal religious interactions or activities. Active elements involve the direct communication of a religious message to clients, or the participation of clients in explicitly religious activities. Read more in What is the "Faith" in Faith-Based Social Services? From the Congregations, Communities and Leadership Development Project  Directed by Ronald J. Sider and Heidi Rolland Unruh.




Holy Week Inspiration

In a few weeks, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus...

Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

   The legislative wars over marijuana are mostly trending in favor of those who support legalization. More...

Leadership La Porte County Hosts its 2nd Annual “Volunteer Expo” on April 19

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged...


Thu, Apr 5, 2018 - 08:00 am
Author of "The Color Purple" Alice Walker will keynote the April 5-7 conference organized by

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