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Libraries in the digital age: Facilities revamped as exhibit, study spaces still draw students

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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The Amazon Effect: Worshippers flocking to larger churches

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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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10 Tips To Help Pastors Boost Their Twitter Presence

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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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Do You Tweet? Here's Why Your Church Needs To Be Online

Do You Tweet? Here's Why Your Church Needs To Be Online Twitter

When it comes to social media, congregations and clergy trail behind most other organizations and individuals.

Indiana Media Expands with Lily Foundation Help

Indiana Media Expands with Lily Foundation Help

WFYI Public Media and the eight other Indiana Public Broadcasting stations that make up IPB News will soon be hiring more staff and expanding their statewide TV and radio news coverage. The expansion is being funded through recently awarded grants of $1.4 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. and $364,304 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. [Read more].

Lily Foundation Matching Donations to Harvest Homecoming Festival

Lily Foundation Matching Donations to Harvest Homecoming Festival

For 51 years the Harvest Homecoming Festival has grown to one of the most popular, and largest in the state. There is nothing like it and each October, thousands come to enjoy the festivities.

Over the span of two weeks people are entertained by a host of activities from a parade to kick off the festival, to the popular booth days which attract hundreds of thousands of visitors to downtown New Albany.

Neuroscience and Spirituality Views on Resilience

Neuroscience and Spirituality Views on Resilience

Spirituality: A Facet of Resilience: Anne Nolty, assistant professor of psychology, and a team of researchers look to neuroscience to deepen our understanding of spirituality and resiliency. [Read Now].

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Global Arts and Witness in a Multifaith Context

Global Arts and Witness in a Multifaith Context

FULLER dialogues: Global Arts and Witness: Scholars and guests of the School of Intercultural Studies discuss the vibrant intersections of mission, the arts, and multifaith contexts [Watch Now].

Interfaith Service a Blessing for Congresswoman

Interfaith Service a Blessing for Congresswoman

Interfaith service blesses Oklahoma Democrat Kendra Horn for her new role in Congress ... Religion News Service: Representatives of nearly a dozen religious traditions took part in an interfaith prayer service for Horn, who pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the 2018 midterm elections. [Read More].

Volunteer Shortage Affects Church Food Programs

Volunteer Shortage Affects Church Food Programs

Joe and Judy Nesbit spent Tuesday afternoon taking stock of hundreds of food items filling the shelves of the Seventh-day Adventist Community Center in Longview, Washington.

The couple are preparing for the center’s last food distribution day Dec. 31 before closing the program because they can’t find anyone to replace their volunteer effort. It is a problem nonprofits here and across the nation are facing: They are finding it hard to replace the corps of aging volunteers who make their work possible.

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Children's Faith, Doubt and Silence

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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