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Trusting God — Even When Life Is Turned Upside-Down

Why has God created a world in which such anguish and hardship is possible? Using the story of Abraham, asked to sacrifice is son Isaac, Ellen F. Davis, professor of... read more >

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Catholicism in Cuba: A Push for Freedom

Although 60 percent to 70 percent of Cubans identify as Catholics, Communist Cuba’s discouragement of religious faith and practice has helped create a climate in which only 5 percent go... read more >

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Rediscovering faith in the midst of crisis: One Pastor's story

“Trust in God, in concert with trust in the people of my congregation, has transformed my ministry into a light burden. It is like feeling the ‘good tired’ after a... read more >

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Newt Gingrich and the Constant Pressure of Secularism

Shortly before announcing his bid for the 2011 GOP nomination for president, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich spoke to the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast about his conversion to Catholicism. Gingrich... read more >

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Living into God’s Dream for Us

The Rev. Catherine Caimano reminds us in her sermon that the only real life is the one we have with God. Now it is a dream we live into; but... read more >

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Honoring God in the Secular and Sacred Workplace

Leading involves reading across disciplines and integrating that learning into the story of God. Christian leaders need strategic, imaginative, and practical skills. Here are two sets of resources to help.... read more >

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The Intersection of Work and Faith

Ten Trappist monks rise daily at 3:30 a.m. for morning prayers. At 6 a.m. the first team enters their bakery to begin the day's production of rum-soaked fruitcakes. An article... read more >

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Explore Summaries of Studies in Christian Faith and Life

Between 1996 and 2009, the Louisville Institute supported research projects by academics and pastors that attempted to bring the resources of the Christian faith into a closer relationship with the... read more >

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Congregational Life in the Developing World

One hundred years ago, 80 percent of Christians were either Europeans or North Americans. Today, they make up only 40 percent, with the remaining 60 percent coming from Asia, Africa... read more >

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The Spiritual Practice of Discernment

What does God want us to do? What decisions make us cry out for guidance? Discernment is the intentional practice by which a community or an individual can learn to... read more >

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Franklin College Master's Program Gift

"A $150,000 gift from Drs. Leonard and Teresa Bissonnette will help support Franklin College's new Master of Science in...

Working Hands

The Work of the Hands by Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros ... It’s with open hands that we welcome the stranger, open up...

International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

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