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Congregations have made great strides in making houses of worship more accessible to people with disabilities. Now they must move toward including them as equal members in the life of the church.

So Much Better: How Peer Support Can Revive Pastors' Passion Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Christianity

In 2004, after nearly three decades as a pastor, the Rev. John Terpstra found himself straining to find joy and meaning in what he did for a living. He was in his early-50s and wondered what would come next.

Some skills are time-tested, such as listening and collaborating, but tomorrow’s religious leaders will also need to be entrepreneurial and communicate in new ways.

Aging Congregations May Be Churches' Biggest Concern Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Christianity

Unless current social trends change, Mainline Protestant churches will face an even bigger drop-off in coming years.

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In the last 30 years, scholars of ecclesiology have emphasized the lived experience of the church... More > The Association of Religion Data Archives, a repository for quality research data, has a helpful... More >
Eastern Christianity in the U.S. is represented by more than 20 various churches belonging to two... More > Since the early 2000s, about a quarter of the nation’s Catholic schools have closed because of... More >

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Volunteer Shortage Affects Church Food Programs

Joe and Judy Nesbit spent Tuesday afternoon taking stock of hundreds of food items filling the shelves of the Seventh-...

Lilly Gives $10 million for Duke's Lilly Library Renovation

"Our [Lilly] family's commitment to restore and expand Duke's library that bears the Lilly name comes from our hearts...

Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation

The Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. announced the project Wednesday as one of nearly $49 million in grants for...

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