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Testimony as a Christian Practice

This spiritual practice is a deeply shared experience between witnesses who testify to the truth and others who receive and evaluate that testimony. It is a necessary discipline for congregational... read more >

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The Practice of Keeping Sabbath

Do you need a break, but doubt you have time for it? What about those who don't have sufficient work to sustain themselves? The practice of keeping Sabbath helps us... read more >

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Self-Discipline as a Spiritual Practice

It takes effort and plenty of persistence to lead faithful lives these days. Learning when to say yes and when to say no is a challenging practice. We all have... read more >

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The Spiritual Practice of Household Economics

Good economic practice — positive ways of transacting business as well as managing our private homes — informs the well-being of each household and by extension the whole planet. At... read more >

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Practicing Hospitality

How do we overcome our fear and hesitation in order to welcome and shelter a stranger? The Christian practice of hospitality is the practice of providing a space of welcome... read more >

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Honoring Our Bodies

Our bodies are worthy of care and blessing and ought never to be degraded or exploited. Stephanie Paulsell suggests in this writing that "The practice of honoring the body challenges... read more >

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It’s Just Eating, Right?

Explore the relationship between the Christian heritage and food, with a focus on bodily health, our access to food, the impact food choices have on the Earth, and how food... read more >

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Christian Hospitality

The challenge of hospitality is the challenge to reflect Christ in the welcoming of strangers, in creating authentic relationships with people unlike us, and in being re-created through the process... read more >

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What Promotes Spiritual Growth

Certain factors related to worship experiences, participation in Bible study, community involvement, and time in personal prayer contribute to the self-reported spiritual growth of worshippers. Other factors have no effect.... read more >

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Worship Services and Sermons

Approximately 50 percent of Catholic homilies last 10 minutes or less, but conservative Protestant sermons are rarely less than 10 minutes, according to the U.S. Congregational Life Survey, which provides... read more >

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God's Time

"Before I retired, the Lilly Foundation gave Asbury Theological Seminary a grant to enable its retiring graduates to...

Wind Farm Noise Reduction Grant from Lilly Foundation

Commissioner Frey also encouraged people to participate in a survey for Wabash Heartland Innovation Network that has...

Church Goers There For The Theology

Most churchgoers will put up with a change in music style or a different preacher, according to a LifeWay Research...

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