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Strategies for effective church management

Equipping future church leaders for the crucial tasks of leadership often finds its way into the seminary curriculum, but preparing those students for church management seldom gets the attention it... read more >

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Unlock your Congregation's Gifts to Grow in Faith

Does your worship committee often find itself saying,  "We need to do something different to connect with young families and passive worship attendees." What is the way forward? Musician, composer,... read more >

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Enter Deeply into the Christmas Tradition and Season

The infancy narratives of Jesus are structured narratives that result from his disciples reflecting on Jesus' life, death, and resurrection for 40 or 50 years, and contain all of the... read more >

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A Guide to Planning Worship with Teens

A range of research shows that when teens are given the opportunity to be involved in worship planning and leadership, several good things happen: their spiritual lives and faith commitments... read more >

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Getting the Young and Disconnected back to church

Recent research makes it clear that a growing percentage of young adults are not connected with any religious tradition or faith community even though America's young have a strong interest... read more >

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U.S. congregations report major gains in accepting gays and lesbians, racial, ethnic diversity

America’s pews are becoming dramatically more welcoming to gays and lesbians and increasingly reflective of the nation’s racial and ethnic diversity, according to the latest results from a major study of U.S. congregations.

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Creative Worship: Ideas from the African-American Church

The African American Lectionary offers a page of video-based educational materials to help church liturgists, worship leaders, ministers of music, choir directors, clergy and all who lead worship in some form... read more >

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One church’s creative “sermon on the mount”

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship’s 2013 Worship Symposium included a 45-minute dramatic presentation of the Sermon on the Mount presented by a drama team from the First Christian Reformed... read more >

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Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation

The Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. announced the project Wednesday as one of nearly $49 million in grants for...

$2 Miilion for Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has received a grant of $2 million as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s...

Answering A Call For Help

Anyone who belongs to a large, extended family network that includes people living in poverty knows about that phone...

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