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African American Lectionary Project

In 2006, The African American Lectionary Project sent questionnaires to 10,000 African American clergy of all denominations as well as a small percentage of non-denominational churches. The survey indicated that... read more >


African American Lectionary

African American Lectionary Cultural Resources includes sermon ideas and materials on Emancipation Proclamation Day; Installation of Officers/Celebration of Church Leaders; African Heritage; Economic Justice/Financial Literacy; Women’s Day (March is Women’s... read more >


The Five Most Common Mistakes in Preaching

In the pew, in the pulpit, and in the world, there is a hunger for high-quality, effective preaching. The information on this page and links below explore, from the method... read more >


Christian Online Book Club Grows Out Of Life's Situations

Christian Online Book Club Grows Out Of Life's Situations Sermons Scriptures Christian Classics  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Online book clubs at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library offer motivation, discussion opportunities.





Explorer of the Universe, Stephen Hawkings Dies

  "Unlike me, Prof. Hawking did his best to stare into the far reaches of the universe. If anyone could have...

Philanthropy That Thinks Deeply About Rural Community

Based in Indianapolis, the Lilly Endowment is perhaps best known for its grants to strengthen pastoral leaders and...

Grappling with Questions of Belonging, Unity, and Faith

Years ago, against the advice of colleagues, Amanda Parrish Morgan taught Marilynne Robinson's debut novel,...

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