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Congregational Leadership and Civic Engagement

How can church leaders tap in to the congregation's talents? Who volunteers and why? Which church members are most likely to best help run the church? Analysis of data from... read more >

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Impact of Congregational Size on Clergy Experience

This technical paper examines the impact of congregational size on clergy experiences in ministry. Findings show a number of differences in the characteristics of pastors in small congregations (small churches... read more >

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Fundraising Prospects for Theological Schools

This report looks at the special challenges and opportunities that theological schools face in fundraising. Using data from Association of Theological Schools members over the last 20 years, the report... read more >

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Governance Tips

Governance that works, effective leadership for theological schools (2015) from Auburn Seminary [Read more] ... read more >

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Theological School CFO Resources

The Chief Financial Officers Society provides annual meetings that focus on defining the CFO role and vocation, and on developing eight skills/best practices of importance to seminary-based chief financial officers,... read more >

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Theological School Student Personnel Staff Resources

The Student Personnel Administrators Network is an organization for persons engaged in seminary student services, such as recruitment officers, admissions directors, registrars, financial aid officials, and deans of students. Annual... read more >

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Presidents of Theological Schools Resources

Theology school presidents can benefit from networking and learning from their peers, and the Association of Theological Schools is a valuable resource, offering several programs for school presidents. The New... read more >

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Graduating Seminary Student Profiles

Explore this intriguing set of in-depth seminary student surveys administered at graduation by the 250 member institutions of the Association of Theological Schools. Beginning in 2001-02, the Graduating Student Questionnaire... read more >

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Resource Archives for Theological School Leaders

The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) holds a variety of annual and biennial meetings and conferences for administrative and faculty leaders of member theological schools. Find the archived papers and... read more >

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Research Tools to Explore Religion Data

To help you use the nearly 500 data files and resources on the Association of Religion Data Archives website, links are provided for the most popular features such as the... read more >

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

Study of the Torah   O God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — for generations now, our ancestors in the faith have...

ARDA GlobalPlus: Religion and Nationalistic Politics in India

One of the most important test cases of religious and political nationalism is unfolding in India, where a political...

Anglican Archbishop’s Lenten prayer book Written by a Catholic Priest

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