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Learning Pastoral Imagination

Understanding ministry today is far from a self-evident exercise. Is it a calling? A professional role? A particular kind of identity conferred through licensing or ordination? How is ministry like... read more >


Youth ministry resource suggestions

In the 1990’s a youth worker in California searched the internet for free resources for youth ministry. Disappointed that there wasn’t much “free” out there, Jonathan McKee created his own... read more >


Reporting on Religion Podcast

Go behind the scenes the Adelle Banks of the Religion News Service who was recently featured in the National Association of Evangelicals Podcast, "Reporting on Religion." You can listen to... read more >


An Innovative Systems Approach to Eliminating Homelessness

While most agencies trying to end homelessness focus on programs, Community Solutions focuses on a process. The brainchild of Rosanne Haggerty, founder of New York City’s Common Ground, a nonprofit... read more >


Strategies for Including the Disabled in Worship and Church Life

Because stroke is a leading cause of disability in adults today, every congregation has or will soon include stroke survivors. About a third of stroke survivors suffer some form of... read more >


Using Art to Include Shut-ins in Worship and Church Life

When church members suffer strokes, serious illnesses or other challenges, their ability to attend worship is severely hampered. Too often, they fall off the congregation’s radar. According to the Rev.... read more >


Clergy Leadership Training for the 21st Century

What does effective worship look like? How effective are church clergy in their ministry and leadership functions? What do churches lack? What do they need? These are some of the... read more >


The Role of Clergy in Reducing Boston’s Crime Rate

In the aftermath of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, Boston inner-city clergy are revisiting their own journey from a violence-plagued 1980s to a much more peaceful 2014. Correspondent... read more >


More Than the Eye Can See, An ON Scripture Feature

by Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder (Acts 3:12-19) More Than The Eye Can See, An ON Scripture Feature. A reflection by Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder with a focus on Acts 3:12-19 (Apr 19, 2015) On Scripture Video.


Ferguson & Forgiveness, An ON Scripture Feature

by Walter Brueggemann (Jeremiah 31:31-34) Ferguson & Forgiveness, An ON Scripture Feature. A reflection by Walter Brueggemann with a focus on Jeremiah 31:31-34 (Mar 22, 2015) On Scripture Video.





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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The Idea of Tradition in the Late Modern World: An Ecumenical and Interreligious Conversation. A Confer

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