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What Search Committees Want

Are you a male, under 40 years old, and married to a nonworking woman who volunteers on church committees? If so, churches are looking for you to lead their congregation. However, the average seminary graduate today is already in his or her 40s. In the United Church of Christ, the average pastor is 57 years old. In the United Methodist Church, one-third of pastors are single and half of current Methodist seminarians are female. And there are other ways search committee desires are at odds with demographic realities and denominational emphases. Read the article here: http://pulpitandpew.org/young-male-and-married-what-search-committees-want

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Faith and Work

Industry leaders, CEOs, and trustees from the Fuller community reflect on evolving opportunities at the intersection of...

Is America a Christian Nation? Should it Be?

“Christianity, or any branch of it, loses its Christian character when its self-proclaimed supporters outnumber and...

Reflective Leadership Grants Offer Christian Leaders "Balcony Time"

"Balcony time" is to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. Clergy or lay leaders...

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The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is a professional association providing support of theological and religious studies libraries and librarians. ATLA produces a prestigious line of electronic resources to support the scholarly study of religion and theology. Learn more.

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