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Choosing a new pastor is a tough job for a search committee. The wrong decision can be disastrous for pastor and church. Religion researchers offer tips to get your faith community on the right track when recruiting a new pastor.

 

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The latest enrollment figures for U.S. and Canadian theological schools show a decline or stagnation in every age group except 50- to 64-year-olds. Among these students are successful executives retiring early and eager for a second career.

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This resource offers a selected list of online resources for basic research. Linked topics include... More > Between 1991 and 2009 the Louisville Institute’s Summer Stipend program offered grants to academics... More >
To help worship leaders and planners reflect deeply on the theology and mechanics of worship and... More > Judicatories with a substantial number of small, relatively isolated congregations with empty... More >

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Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

Art and Music Helping To Survive The Worst

“How do we survive when the worst happens? What are the mechanisms?” For Joe Carter, one answer was in spirituals —...

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