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Motivating Congregations to Give

Research indicates that there are three primary predictors of high levels of individual giving to Christian congregations: the person’s income, church involvement and beliefs. Families with high incomes are more... read more >

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Faith and the Economy: What's the Connection?

The relationship between social behavior and the general economy has been a topic of academic debate for many years and subject to considerable research, from which no cause-and-effect consensus has... read more >

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How a Small Church Creates a Big Ministry Impact

With a full-time staff of just three people, Metro Baptist Church serves nearly 1,600 community members in the infamous New York neighborhood known as Hell’s Kitchen through preschool and after-school... read more >

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Quantifying Love for Your Neighbor

Not infrequently, nonprofits looking for support from large donors fail to motivate people to give what they'd initially hoped. That is because charities don’t speak the outcome-based language donors want.... read more >

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Church Renovations that Build Community

The term “community” used to refer to the people who lived in proximity to one another; today the term often indicates people who share a common interest. Community of both... read more >

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Transforming Church Offerings as Acts of Worship

Worshippers increasingly make their church offering electronically. As a consequence, fewer people participate in the traditional offertory, which is prompting some churches to rethink the role and purpose of giving... read more >

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2012 Election: Mitt Romney and Faith in America

With Mitt Romney’s bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, his Mormon faith and the role of religion in public life are re-emerging as important issues. Romney faced the same... read more >

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Digital Media Give Churches a Longer Reach: Case Study

The Community of Hope AME Church targets the hip-hop generation by adapting its methods and tools to match its target: Traditional gospel hymns are sung to a “go-go” beat; the... read more >

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How to Fight Fairly in the African American Church

Church conflict is on the rise, and the resulting stress is a major cause of clergy abandoning ministry. Conflict in African American congregations is exacerbated by the daily struggles and... 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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