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Kayla Mueller's beautiful letter to her family while being held by ISIS is an eloquent testament of faith in the midst of adversity that continues to inspire after her death.

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Is the mom-and-pop church becoming obsolete? Just as one-stop shopping behemoths such as Walmart and Amazon are fulfilling the retail needs of America’s consumers, larger churches are increasingly meeting the spiritual needs of America’s faithful.

When it comes to social media, congregations and clergy trail behind most other organizations and individuals.

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.

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Ten Trappist monks rise daily at 3:30 a.m. for morning prayers. At 6 a.m. the first team enters... More > Using Psalm 96 and Colossians, this study identifies praise, confession, lament, thankfulness, and... More >
The practice of celebrating the Eucharist weekly is deeply embedded in the Reformed tradition: It... More > Between 1991 and 2009 the Louisville Institute’s Summer Stipend program offered grants to academics... More >

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Conservative Commencement Address 

"Harvard professor Danielle Allen's commence address at Pomona College was among the best at this year's graduations,...

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...

All Over The World Young People Tend To Be Less Religious

"Recent surveys have found that younger adults are far less likely than older generations to identify with a...

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