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Tips for better fundraising at theology schools

The changing nature of North America’s population and social culture, its changing interest in theological education and mission, and the general economic situation have made the task of raising money... read more >

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Creating Seminary Alliances: Perspectives, Pitfalls and Possibilities

American seminaries have been facing increasing financial pressures as enrollment declines and costs increase. A number of struggling seminaries have sought to form alliances, but often find the obstacles too... read more >

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Ten essential skills the next generation of religious leaders will need

Ten essential skills the next generation of religious leaders will need  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Christianity

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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Best resources for church leaders

Insights Into Religion is a nondenominational nonprofit website that compiles some of the best information, tips, research, ideas and inspiration for pastors and church leaders, religious and spiritual seekers, students, administrators, and anyone wishing to learn more about religion and spirituality and how faith affects the world. Whether you're looking for a quick sermon idea, spiritual support in times of doubt, information about people of other faiths, or practical tips on using the Internet to further your mission, our affiliates — organizations and websites funded by the Lilly Endowment's Religion Division — have the information you're seeking.

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Journalists Eligible For Religion, Spirituality Scholarships

Journalists wishing to take college courses in religion or spirituality may apply for a scholarship administered by the Religion Newswriters Association. The ongoing program, funded by a grant from the... read more >

Lilly Fellows Program offers grants and awards

Lilly Fellows Program offers grants and awards

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts funds several special projects for National Network institutions and awards two prizes.

Lilly Receives Grant to Support Graduate Fellows Program

Lilly Receives Grant to Support Graduate Fellows Program

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts was awarded a grant totaling nearly $1.2 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. This is the 10th such grant that has supported the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts, based at Valparaiso University. This new grant will ensure funding for the newest of the three LFP programs — the Lilly Graduate Fellows Program — through the year 2019.

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The 2013 Lilly Fellows Program National Conference

The 23rd Annual Lilly Fellows Program National Conference, "Faith and Academic Freedom in Civic Virtue," will take place October 18 through 20 at the University of Scranton, in Scranton, Pennsylvania.... read more >

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Auburn's Groundswell Founder Receives Courage Award

The Asian American Justice Center’s 17th Annual American Courage Awards take place October 3 and Valarie Kaur, founder of the multifaith movement for justice and social action Groundswell, will be presented with the American... read more >

Auburn President Attends Foreign Relations Workshop

Auburn President Attends Foreign Relations Workshop

The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, president of Auburn Theological Seminary, was chosen to take part in the Council on Foreign Relations' Religion and Foreign Policy Summer Workshop in Summer 2013. The annual workshop brings religious leaders from across the country to the Council on Foreign Relations' headquarters in New York to discuss pressing international issues. The Council also convenes hundreds of other events each year around the country, many of which are open to religious community leaders who may attend in person or by teleconference or webcast.

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What Brings You Happiness?

At Harvard Business Review, why the pursuit of money isn't bringing you joy -- and what will. [Read more]. "If there...

Communion Wafers: The Fine Art of Faith and Breadmaking

"The Order of the Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel, or simply Carmelites, is a Roman Catholic...

Indiana Media Expands with Lily Foundation Help

WFYI Public Media and the eight other Indiana Public Broadcasting stations that make up IPB News will soon be hiring...

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