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Terror in the Mind of God, Religious Violence, Immigration and Refugees

Books and Resources from Mark Juergensmeyer Terror in the Mind of God. The Global Rise of Religious Violence, Completely Revised  by Mark Juergensmeyer.     ... read more >

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Bipolar Faith By Monica A. Coleman

Books by Monica A Coleman Author of Bipolar Faith     On Scripture Feature:  Lost and Found: Depression and Isolation, An On Scripture Feature by Karyn L Wiseman with a focus on Luke 15:1-10. More Bible Study and... read more >

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Business and Religion

A Washington Post article reports, "The justices agreed with a lower court that Barronnelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Wash., violated a state civil rights law that bars... read more >

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Schools Under Pressure Get Boost From Lilly Foundation

Schools are under pressure these days to help students do well not only academically, but socially and emotionally, as well, Judith Cebula, communications director at Lilly Endowment Inc., said. And,... read more >

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How Faith Intersects with Other Life Issues

Dorothy Bass, Leader of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People of Faith on Yale Divinity School's Center for Faith & Culture. Bass takes profound ideas and... read more >

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R U Listening Youth Ministry

Watch This First:  What is R U Listening?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k7sXiDwYbM  This 57-second clip describes the R U Listening video series.   ... read more >

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Applying Positive Deviance for Congregations

What if there was a way to solve your congregation’s most pressing problem? What if an approach exists that will solve something that was intractable, unmovable, resistant to all your... read more >

Student Research Paper Competition Deadline May 31st.

Student Research Paper Competition Deadline May 31st.

Dates & Time: 
May 31, 2017

Student Research Paper Competition. The Faith Communities Today Steering Committee announces a 2017 Research Paper Competition with an award of $1,000 for the best submission. This competition is to encourage the use of the Faith Communities Today survey databases (either the data from 2000, 2005, 2008, 2010 or 2015) for scholarly research by graduate students. Eligibility: The competition is open to any graduate student (master’s or doctoral level) enrolled in a U.S.

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Sourcing Innovation Workshop

Sourcing Innovation Workshop

Dates & Time: 
Jan 30, 2017
Capturing true need through listening and observation. Chances are good that your institution needs to change in some way if it’s to thrive (or even survive). You know it. You embrace the idea. But you don’t know what to do, or even where to begin. Join visual anthropologist and filmmaker Marlon Hall and a community of other Christian leaders for this five-week online course as we move step-by-step through the process of learning from a community, which is the foundational step to engage in innovative ministry.
 
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$80 Million to Support 11 Human Services Agencies

The Lilly Foundation: Grants totaling $80 million to 11 human-services agencies that serve people with disabilities and...

Landrum Bolling, Earlham College Past president Passes At 104

Landrum Bolling, a 15-year president of Earlham College who also worked to achieve peace in the Middle East, has died...

Watchfulness, Vision and The Future

It's a good word for the church. In his instructions to the church at Colossae, Paul asks his readers to be watchful....

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