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Agencies of all creeds come together in times of tragedy Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Relief organizations work around theological differences to help Haiti. When it comes to disaster relief, go-it-alone denominationalism is giving away to cooperation.

 

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Whatever one’s perspective on the federal government's faith-based initiative, one thing is clear: Religious congregations do make a difference in people’s lives.

One Christmas Story People Rich in Spirit  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Like so many of America’s once bustling industrial centers, Reading, PA, has been on a downward spiral for decades. The city has lost factories, jobs and population. The latest economic recession amplified its burdens. Something that Reading has never lost, however, is hope—hope and an abiding belief in the power of community.

Does God have a place in the gun control debate? This portal has frequently highlighted resources from our affiliates that address gun issues, however as the debate escalates in response to violence and legislation, we offer the following resources from our affiliates that provide insight into how faith communities can respond to the gun violence, cope with tragedies and promote change.

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Just one of five new church starts is viable after five years. Survivors typically have strong... More > This file assembles data from multiple sources, covering 195 different countries and territories... More >
For an engaging perspective on integrating faith and work, and trusting God to be God, read this... More > Lilly Fellows Program Regional Conferences encourage examination of topics of special significance... More >

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Relationship Across Rupture

On Being with Sally Kohn & Erick Erickson, “Relationship Across Rupture”Two lightning-rod figures on...

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has received a $1 million grant

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has received a $1 million grant to help establish the CBF Thriving in Ministry...

2018 Walter Wink Award for Scholar-Activism

A feminist, Christian social ethicist and Professor of Religious Studies at Elon University, Dr. Peters is a leading...

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