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Lilly Endowment Changing Lives

Lilly Endowment Changing Lives

"Paul Ritter, the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship winner, reported that receiving this award "changed the course of my career because I was able to attend Butler University to study actuarial science. Not to take anything away from Ball State, but that was not my first choice. I ended up where my heart said I belong." [Read more about Lilly Endowment.}

Tips on Thriving with Musical Staff

Tips on Thriving with Musical Staff

One thing is certain: church music ministry is a minefield these days. We are a visible presence, and it seems that everyone who has ever owned a radio fancies themselves a music expert. Pastors, we know you are under a huge amount of stress. We’ve read the stories, we’ve seen the statistics, we’ve probably felt the collateral damage a time or two. I don’t share these guidelines to be yet another burden. In reality, if you take these to heart, it will make your job easier and win a crucial ally and partner in ministry.

1. Respect our expertise.

Faith and Work

Faith and Work

Industry leaders, CEOs, and trustees from the Fuller community reflect on evolving opportunities at the intersection of faith and the workplace. [Watch Now].

“The connection of faith and work continues to be an evolving opportunity for people who say Christ is their Lord and Savior.” —Mary Vermeer Andringa

Reflective Leadership Grants Offer Christian Leaders "Balcony Time"

A Sea of iPhones in Churches - Is It A Good Thing?

A Sea of iPhones in Churches - Is It A Good Thing?

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry delivered at the royal wedding a few weeks ago drew notice around the world for its energy, its very American style, and its subtly radical message of liberating love. But there was something else about Curry’s sermon that stuck out to some viewers: He read it from the podium on what appeared to be an iPad. [Read more].

Racial Injury and Trauma: Redeeming the Christian Story and the Democratic Experiment

Racial Injury and Trauma: Redeeming the Christian Story and the Democratic Experiment

Dates & Time: 
Jul 11, 2018

Join this conversation between Danjuma Gibson, associate professor of pastoral care at Calvin Theological Seminary, and Christina Edmondson, dean of intercultural student development at Calvin College

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 7:00PM to 8:30PM at the Calvin Theological Seminary Auditorium  3233 Burton Street SE  Grand Rapids, Michigan 

Location: 
Calvin Theological Seminary Auditorium  3233 Burton Street SE  Grand Rapids, Michigan 

36 Percent of All American Parishes are Bicultural

36 Percent of All American Parishes are Bicultural

Some 36 percent of all American parishes are now designated as bicultural, according to a 2016 study from the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), conducted for the U.S. bishops. That usually means Anglos and Latinos, but sometimes can include a mixture of Africans, Filipinos and Vietnamese, among others.

Do you need time to reflect and gain perspective on your ministry?

Do you need time to reflect and gain perspective on your ministry?

The Reflective Leadership Grant program offers lay and ordained Christian leaders up to $15,000 to step away from their current work to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. [More details]

Reflective Leadership Grants offer Christian leaders Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Grants

Being ‘Spiritual’ Is Never Enough

Being ‘Spiritual’ Is Never Enough

"I was keenly aware that I didn’t have any of it. In and of myself, I had nothing adequate for what was facing us at the time. I had only the faithfulness of Jesus Christ."

Is There Room at the Table?

Is There Room at the Table?

“How can we be a place of support and encouragement? How can we incorporate the gifts and wisdom of the special needs community into our churches? How can your church welcome families, children, teens, and adults with special needs?” - Fuller Arizona reflected on these questions at “Is There Room at the Table?” a conference on theology, ministry, and disability

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Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

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