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Energy Efficiency Sends Message Of Stewardship bikes help save energy Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Christianity

From bike racks to gardens, congregations can give testimony to their green values.

 

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Church Giving Tied To Gratitude And A Sense Of Mission Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Writer Pen Paper Give Checkbook

Worshippers want to feel their contributions are making a difference. The tithe may no longer be the norm outside conservative Protestant churches, but members who feel connected to their church and confident it is contributing to God’s work still give financially.

Help For Faith Communities After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy Prayer and Preparedness During a Disaster Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation

Natural disasters, like the massive tornado that struck Oklahoma, can devastate entire communities and sometimes shake our faith, whether we are directly affected or not. Many ask why God would allow such tragedy, or wonder if the disaster is God’s punishment.

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.

Hospitality is key to church growth Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Christianity

A competitive marketplace is forcing churches to embrace business practices to court fickle churchgoers.

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2017 Award Winners - Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship   Recipients include: Lizbeth Celis, Concord; Tessa Clark, Bethany...

McKibben Where Climate and Faith Meet

On the stump with former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, or writing the lead piece in the New York Times’...

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The Porter County Community Foundation, established in 1996, was created after a Lilly Endowment grant provided an...

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