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Stress and loneliness can take a toll on pastoral leaders. For many, peer groups combat the isolation and provide important revitalization, new research shows.

 

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Stress and loneliness can take a toll on pastoral leaders. For many, peer groups combat the isolation and provide important revitalization, new research shows.

A church in Illinois streams video of a sermon from the home church miles away and displays it on a large screen.  A church in California offers half a dozen “video cafes,” each featuring different types of worship music to correspond to the different tastes of its participants. These are just a few of the changes taking place as U.S. congregations grapple with new technologies and contemporary idioms in worship.

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