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What a Theology School’s Board Chair Must Believe

A theological institution cannot be stronger than is its board of directors, and the board cannot be strong unless the partnership between the board chair and the institution’s president is... read more >


Bringing faiths together through music

More than a century ago, missionaries discovered that singing biblical psalms set to indigenous melodies produced mass conversions among the persecuted Punjabis of what is now Pakistan. The Rev. Eric... read more >


Shared Governance: An Institutional Game-Changer

Suspicion of shared governance runs deep in theological schools; as a consequence, faculty and administrators fail to understand the internal dynamics and external forces that affect the other’s decision-making processes.... read more >


The importance of Leading (and collaborating) effectively

It is frequently noted in material on seminary leadership that the president and board chairman need to form an effective, mutually respectful relationship. The same can be said for all... read more >


Interfaith dialogue: Archbishop Carey's search for common ground

Former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey was one of three major religion leaders to receive the 2012 Interfaith Award from Search for Common Ground, an organization that collaborates with government... read more >


Doing Justice: Christian Discipleship as a Living Practice

U.S. culture stresses individuality, competition and independence, yet Christians are called to be a part of the body of Christ, which requires that we also value the common good. That... read more >


Following Jesus Across Religious and Cultural Boundaries

Understanding what worship, fasting, prayer and charity mean in other faith traditions can uncover opportunities to collaborate in building the reign of God on Earth. Understanding builds relationships, reveals what... read more >


Exploring the Economics of Monasticism

Western culture celebrates the “magic of the market” and claims as a truism that “communism doesn’t work.” It seems almost paradoxical, then, that monasteries – entities organized internally on socialist... read more >


America's Dark Past: Lynching and the Power of Forgiveness

No one knows how many African-American men and women, and even some whites, were lynched from the Civil War through well into the 20th century. In an effort to capture... read more >


Will Obama pull through for the faithful?

As Barack Obama continues through his second term as president of the United States, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, a cutting-edge source for reporting and analysis of religion news, asks a... read more >





Holy Week Inspiration

In a few weeks, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus...

Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

   The legislative wars over marijuana are mostly trending in favor of those who support legalization. More...

Leadership La Porte County Hosts its 2nd Annual “Volunteer Expo” on April 19

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged...

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