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Many people abandon Twitter shortly after opening an account. But if you stick with it, it will bear fruit.

 

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Breaking free from the stereotype of the disengaged teen could help churches serve them better. And as those teens age into adulthood, congregations need to be willing to work to keep them involved.

 

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Is the mom-and-pop church becoming obsolete? Just as one-stop shopping behemoths such as Walmart and Amazon are fulfilling the retail needs of America’s consumers, larger churches are increasingly meeting the spiritual needs of America’s faithful.

A competitive marketplace is forcing churches to embrace business practices to court fickle churchgoers.

Staff at three universities across the United States - Emory University in Georgia, North Park University in Chicago, and Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, near Atlanta, outlined how they’ve revamped their library facilities and adopted digital technology to remain competitive in an increasingly digital world.

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Only 23 percent of the world's Muslims are Arab; most are Asian and African, living in Indonesia,... More > Whether new to ministry or new to a pastorate, whether an interim minister or ensconced in a long-... More >
The National Congregations Study is a major survey of U.S. congregations, carried out by... More > Catholic priest Jack Wall inherited a church with four members in 1983. Twenty years later, the... More >

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International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

Discovering Hope in the Valley of Dry Bones

Struggling in the valley of dry bones?Listen and subscribe to Faith & Leadership's podcast, Can These Bones. The...

The Heart of a Servant and Faith Like a Child

Here are some sermon resources and art work for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - September 23, 2018 (Year B)...

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