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Small Grants on Teaching and Learning Available

Small Grants on Teaching and Learning Available

Summer is a great time to develop a small grant proposal on teaching and learning, according to the Wabash Center, which provides funds for activities that enhance teaching and learning in the fields of religion and theology. Wabash seeks to fund projects that promote a sustained conversation about pedagogy through the improvement of practical applications of teaching and learning methods, the encouragement of research and study of pedagogical issues, and the creation of a supportive environment for teaching.

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The Important Role of Congregations in Preparing New Pastors

Over the last several generations, congregations have done little to identify, encourage, support or equip new clergy. By and large, North American congregations have turned over that work to seminaries... read more >

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How Continuing Education Influences Clergy Vitality

Continuing education is positively correlated to long-term clergy vitality and passion. However, not all continuing education programs are equal, and some types of continuing education do a much better job... read more >

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Why the Mainline Has Become the Sideline and What to Do

Contemporary Mainline Protestantism remains largely stuck in a model of ministry and clergy development that is outdated and harmful to the future of mainline faith traditions, according to United Methodist... read more >

Six Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology Named

Six Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology Named

The Association of Theological Schools and the Henry Luce Foundation, Inc., have named six Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology for 2014-2015. Supported by grants of up to $75,000 each, the Fellows will engage in yearlong theological research projects and present their findings for publication. The 2014-2015 Fellows constitute the 21st class of scholars to be appointed since the inception of the program in 1993, bringing the total number of Luce Fellows to 142. Learn more about ATS and the Luce Fellows program at www.ats.edu.

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The Lindisfarne Bible

The 1,300-year-old Lindisfarne Bible spent a year being dragged around the north of England on a cart, fleeing from the Vikings. The first translation of the New Testament into the... read more >

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Primer for Understanding Islam

Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the demand for accurate, nuanced information about Islam has grown in the United States and Western Europe. As late as 2009, only 41 percent of... read more >

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Looking for Online Resources?

The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right...

Is Pence Right About The Growth of Religion in the US?

"Religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day." —...

Apply for a Thriving in Ministry Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. has announced a new grant program to help pastors thrive in congregational leadership and thus...

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