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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.

 

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Websites, Facebook and other tools are helping churches stay connected to their members and reach out to the wider community.

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

Megachurch attenders participate more actively than most people assume, a new study shows.

Emerging adults least likely to engage their faith Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Those who maintained the highest levels of religious commitment as adults adopted those habits earlier in life.

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During a three-year longitudinal study launched by the Fuller Youth Institute, a parent with three post–high school...

Sermons For Those Struggling with Depression

On Sunday, before worshippers at Washington's National Cathedral, Michael Gerson, Washington Post columnist, delivered...

Lilly Endowment Launchs the Seventh Phase of its Giving Indiana Funds

"Last fall, Lilly Endowment launched the seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow initiative (GIFT VII),...

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