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Remembrance and Healing for War Veterans

The idea of pilgrimage is common to many faith traditions and central to the human experience; we yearn for something more and to be on a journey with someone else,... read more >

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Politics in the Pulpit May Contribute to Decline

Most mainline Protestant congregants want their pastor to steer clear of politics in the pulpit; however, half of their clergy say it is appropriate to preach a political position, according... read more >

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Clergy Leadership: Forming Community

Church leadership is first about understanding the history of a congregation and entering into it as one among those nurtured in it. It is treating every personal interaction as an... read more >

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The Challenges of Writing a Sermon — And Tips For Sermon Preparation

The Challenges of Writing a Sermon — And Tips For Sermon Preparation Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation

The abundance of resources available on the Web requires a new level of discipline.  After nearly 30 years in the ministry, the Rev. G. Lee Ramsey Jr. knows writing sermons week after week isn’t easy. It’s not so much writers’ block, he says. The hard part is creating a focused sermon that gives the congregation something to chew on.

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Worship During Lent

The period of Lent has historically been a time of instruction, repentance, return to the faith and preparation for Easter’s affirmation of Christ’s resurrection. The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship... read more >

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Christmas Ideas & Tips for Advent, Christmas Worship Planning

Advent Wreath Candles Christmas Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Knowing that many of our visitors are in the midst of Advent and Christmas season worship planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great resources and articles to help stimulate creative thinking and generate fresh Advent and Christmas worship ideas.

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Your Work Matters, Worship Service & Sermon Helps

Need something to stimulate new ideas about weekly Christian worship design, sermons and hymnody or discover new approaches to special-occasion and seasonal worship events? An extensive database of sermon outlines... read more >

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Find New Inspiration for the Christmas Sermon

Keeping the Christmas sermon fresh, and finding new personal inspiration as a preacher, can be challenging. Here the task is addressed in an article by David Vroege, pastor and co-editor... read more >

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Marking Time with Liturgical Dance

This essay reveals some powerful ways one church uses dance and dance-like movement to mark key seasons, transitions, and events in the church year and in the life of that... read more >

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Effective Rest Home Ministry

With the increasing numbers of seniors in our society, the need for local pastors, lay leaders, and ministry groups to provide worship services in senior citizen centers and rest homes... 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

For those that have followed the close collaboration and friendship between Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury...

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