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Websites, Facebook and other tools are helping churches stay connected to their members and reach out to the wider community.

 

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Newspapers are a bit thinner than they used to be, but a simple Google search shows that there’s no shortage of religion news online. However, choosing credible websites is a new challenge.

More congregations are following their members online. But many are still evolving in the way they use technology for ministry.

In 2004, after nearly three decades as a pastor, the Rev. John Terpstra found himself straining to find joy and meaning in what he did for a living. He was in his early-50s and wondered what would come next.

It’s a scary and complex time in media, particularly with media pundits proclaiming doom on a daily basis. Yet somehow, the most unlikely of players has built a media business that’s working, using a clever combination of subscriptions and advertising set on a foundation of grants obtained through its nonprofit status.

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The Mount Pisgah Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, has a long history of international mission work... More > Suspicion of shared governance runs deep in theological schools; as a consequence, faculty and... More >

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