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

 

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

A new book suggests teens are practicing religion in their own way Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

In A Faith of Their Own teens rate the personal significance of religion highly; less so the institutional part.

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.

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.

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Rose and Cal promote shared joy with religious humor across traditions

The first Ahead of the Trend in 2019 celebrates two couples who have never given up hope that understanding can make...

Disruption, Death and the Old Testament

The Old Testament has its roots in two great disruptions: the collapse of the Late Bronze Age geopolitical system and...

Great Faith Hand in Hand with Great Sleep, Says Study

 A strong faith could be the key to a good night’s sleep, according to a study released this week in the Journal...

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