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Motivating Congregations to Give

Research indicates that there are three primary predictors of high levels of individual giving to Christian congregations: the person’s income, church involvement and beliefs. Families with high incomes are more likely to give 5 percent or more of their income to their church. Members who have at least a basics-level involvement with their worship community are more likely to be high givers. And members who have a conservative theology are more likely to give significantly, according to researchers, drawing upon data from the U.S. Congregational Life Survey detailing what motivates parishioners to give

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Neuroscience and Spirituality Views on Resilience

Spirituality: A Facet of Resilience: Anne Nolty, assistant professor of psychology, and a team of researchers look...

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...

How funders can support bold, emerging leaders and their cutting-edge ideas.

These leaders are finding new ways to break down barriers to opportunity and justice at a time when people of color,...

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Knowing that preachers and teachers are in the midst of worship and sermon planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great...

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