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A competitive marketplace is forcing churches to embrace business practices to court fickle churchgoers.

 

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Do You Tweet? Here's Why Your Church Needs To Be Online Twitter

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

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Breaking free from the stereotype of the disengaged teen could help churches serve them better. And as those teens age into adulthood, congregations need to be willing to work to keep them involved.

 

Staff at three universities across the United States - Emory University in Georgia, North Park University in Chicago, and Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, near Atlanta, outlined how they’ve revamped their library facilities and adopted digital technology to remain competitive in an increasingly digital world.

Websites, Facebook and other tools are helping churches stay connected to their members and reach out to the wider community.

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Here are data sets from 19 polls covering the period 1994-2006 conducted by the Pew Research Center... More > Access these data sets, five of which are from a series of four 1987 surveys conducted with a... More >
From 1995 to 1999, veteran church consultant Carl Dudley wrote a series of 24 field notes published... More > Websites that focus on teaching ethics and moral development, as well as teaching about religion... More >

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Rose and Cal promote shared joy with religious humor across traditions

The first Ahead of the Trend in 2019 celebrates two couples who have never given up hope that understanding can make...

Disruption, Death and the Old Testament

The Old Testament has its roots in two great disruptions: the collapse of the Late Bronze Age geopolitical system and...

Great Faith Hand in Hand with Great Sleep, Says Study

 A strong faith could be the key to a good night’s sleep, according to a study released this week in the Journal...

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