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Older members make up a sizable portion of many congregations. Churches can find help online for meeting their spiritual needs.

Left to fester, conflict can lead church members to leave, finances to plummet, faith to be forever lost. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Fewer than half of the parents surveyed in a recent study said their faith community is supportive of their child with special needs. A church must include all, and here are some ways to do that.

Mainline Protestants scored lower than other Christian groups when it comes to distinctiveness.

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Many senior and solo clergy are caught in a "reactive" paradigm that is not oriented around a... More > This web page offers links to course syllabi from Sociology of Religion courses taught at major... More >
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