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

So Much Better: How Peer Support Can Revive Pastors' Passion Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Christianity

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.

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.

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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Young people ask questions about ultimate meaning and their life calling. Because churches address... More > The Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion received a major three-year grant to conduct a... More >

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Rose and Cal promote shared joy with religious humor across traditions

The first Ahead of the Trend in 2019 celebrates two couples who have never given up hope that understanding can make...

Disruption, Death and the Old Testament

The Old Testament has its roots in two great disruptions: the collapse of the Late Bronze Age geopolitical system and...

Great Faith Hand in Hand with Great Sleep, Says Study

 A strong faith could be the key to a good night’s sleep, according to a study released this week in the Journal...

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