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Cultures of Call Grant for Congregations

The Forum for Theological Exploration, through its Calling Congregations initiative, seeks to build an ecumenical community of vocation care practice in congregations, designed to renew the church and call the... read more >

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Callings: Twenty Centuries of Christian Wisdom on Vocation

From Sunday School curriculum to book clubs to ordination committees, this congregation-oriented study guide is a wonderful resource for individuals who are seeking inspiration for living Christian lives, as well... read more >

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Parents’ Major Role in the Religious Lives of Young Adults

Children of parents who believe that religion is very important, and who display their commitment by attending services, are most likely to transmit religiosity to their children. As they mature,... read more >

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Formation of the Young: What the Experts are Saying

Researcher Karen Marie Yust spent hours reading some of the best and most detailed studies about children, youth and Christian formation that have emerged in the last decade or more.... read more >

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The "Calling Congregation" encourages promising future clergy

Until the 1960s, denominations often encouraged congregations to help identify promising future clergy from among their youth. With the abolition of national offices of vocation, the American Church turned away... read more >

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Building Hope Among African-American Youth

Through a three-week residential summer event designed by Dr. Anne Streaty Wimberly, African-American teenagers are immersed in a program designed to help them better connect with their Christian identities. Participants... read more >

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Voicing the Psalms: How to Hear God Talking, Live

The Psalms have the power to inspire and strengthen people in hardship and oppression, to celebrate joy, and to tune the human heart to God’s ways. In a conversation with... read more >

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Conflict and the Healing Power of Music

This article looks at the way the Presbyterian Church in Ireland is using music and worship to help bridge the divide between Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland and heal... read more >

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Sociology of Religion Course Syllabi

This web page offers links to course syllabi from Sociology of Religion courses taught at major universities and seminaries. It is a rich resource of program organization and reading resources... read more >

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Worship Renewal Grants Program

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship's "Vital Worship" grant seeks to foster thoughtful and energetic work for worship that exhibits renewed creativity, theological integrity, and relevance in congregations, parishes, and... read more >

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Conservative Commencement Address 

"Harvard professor Danielle Allen's commence address at Pomona College was among the best at this year's graduations,...

A Sea of iPhones in Churches - Is It A Good Thing?

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry delivered at the royal wedding a few weeks ago drew notice around the world for its...

All Over The World Young People Tend To Be Less Religious

"Recent surveys have found that younger adults are far less likely than older generations to identify with a...

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