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Schools Required To Teach Bible-Based Origin Theories

Several state legislatures have introduced or will soon introduce laws requiring schools to teach Bible-based theories of the origin of the world. Surveys show that a significant portion of the American... read more >

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Understanding people of other faiths: Tools to help

Insights Into Religion has compiled these resources to help faith communities understand one another and reach across cultural, racial, ethnic and faith divides, with an emphasis on the Muslim-Christian dynamic.

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Practicing faith in Everyday Life: some spiritual tools to help

Insights Into Religion offers the following resources and tools for congregations to help their members learn to think theologically, develop patterns of worship and practice spiritual disciplines.

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Black church resource provides dialogue on homosexuality

An online resource seeks to open up discussion on what is sometimes viewed as a taboo subject in African American congregations.

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Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Study Leave for Ministry Professionals at Duke University is for Christian institutional leaders and pastors, program staff and laity of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in... read more >

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Jerusalem: City of War, City of Peace

“The subject of the Bible is violence. And it’s rooted in Jerusalem. … It’s the place where all the warring armies of the empires intersected.” With those words, author James... read more >

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Transitioning from school to ministry: How Teaching Churches Can Help Young Pastors

Wilshire Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, has instituted a program to help seminary graduates gain an understanding of ministry leadership through a two-year residency program. Elements of the program include... read more >

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What is the Purpose of Institutions of Spiritual Education?

Jesuit schools of higher education base their pedagogy in a “theology of engagement” anchored to three core Christian convictions: that creation is good and worthy of study; that creation has... read more >

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Best Resources on Religious Education

Religious education is a key component to developing the faith of your church members. The organizations with which we work offer a number of creative and interactive ways to discover, engage and embrace Christian education and religious practice.

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ARDA's Dictionary of Religious Terms

The Association of Religion Data Archives offers an online dictionary of religious terms. ARDA stores nearly 500 data sets from national and international surveys of people and their religious practices... 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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Thu, Jan 24, 2019 - 09:00 am
The annual Calvin Symposium on Worship is a three-day conference sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and the Center...

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