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Contemporary Worship a Boon to Churches Youth Music Christianity Stained Glass Lilly Foundation Funding Insights Into Religion News

With its emphasis on an expressive spirituality, contemporary worship may be one of the most promising avenues for congregational growth.

 

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A Look At The Health Of Theological Education  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Faculty members at theological schools are highly satisfied with their jobs. They are bidding higher for a select group of students. But those students are incurring far more educational debt than in the past. Those are among the conclusions of three studies. The studies, which were completed before the economic downturn,  update conclusions drawn 10 years ago on the subjects of theological faculty, seminary financing and student debt. They contain much good news and much that will require further conversation and closer study.

Sabbaticals Help Clergy Reconnect, Recharge Man Hiking Blue Sky Yellow Flowers Field Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

The 24/7 nature of ministry can lead to burnout. Thanks to the Clergy Renewal Program at Christian Theological Seminary, ministers are finding the time and money to recharge their spiritual batteries.

Growing Old Gracefully Lilly Foundation Two women intergenerational Smiling Congregations Christianity Christian Insights Into Religion News

Older members make up a sizable portion of many congregations. Churches can find help online for meeting their spiritual needs.

Taking The Lead On Good Governance best practices Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Grants

Are there better ways to run congregational boards? One consultant offers up best practices.

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Fuller Studio's Voices on Sports

“Rigorous physical activity, like sports, that emphasizes striving, growing, becoming ever better and more capable, is...

Former Winner Serves on the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Selection

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Creating Meaningful Work with John O'Donohue and On Being

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Thu, Sep 21, 2017 - 09:00 am
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Review rank-ordered data on religion in the U.S. and around the world. Includes the latest data from the Religious Congregations & Membership Study, 2010

 

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