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Hospitality is key to church growth Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Christianity

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

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2018 National Congregations Study in Process

  Mark Chaves, Professor of Sociology, Religious Studies, and Divinity & Director, National Congregations...

Silence is Not An Option

"Hate has a history. And it extends into the present. Hate has a religious history. And that religious history also...

Baptist General Convention of Texas Receives $1 million in Grant Money From the Lilly Foundation

"The Baptist General Convention of Texas received a $1 million implementation grant from the Lilly Endowment to...

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