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Saving Pakistan's Presbyterian Church

Only about 3 percent of Pakistanis are Christians. Yet, Presbyterian Church of Pakistan pastor Eric Sarwar sees opportunity in being a religious minority: “When you are surrounded by such kind... read more >

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God and Gun Control: What role does faith play in the debate?

Does God have a place in the gun control debate? This portal has frequently highlighted resources from our affiliates that address gun issues, however as the debate escalates in response to violence and legislation, we offer the following resources from our affiliates that provide insight into how faith communities can respond to the gun violence, cope with tragedies and promote change.

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The Role of Business in Redemption

How does business contribute to the common good? That is a key question for Jeffrey B. Van Duzer, dean of the business school at Seattle Pacific University. Van Duzer likens... read more >

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What “Biblical Womanhood” Really Is

What was it like for modern blogger and author Rachel Held Evans to spend a year living the life of a “Biblical woman”? Not as frightening as she had expected... read more >

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Why Formation of Church Laity is Important

Bishop Joseph A. Galante began his tenure at the Catholic Diocese of Camden, N.J., by hosting 140 “speak up” sessions over 15 months to hear from parishioners about their primary... read more >

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Women priests challenge Catholic history, church laws

In 2002, seven women were ordained as priests by a male bishop in Europe as an act of defiance against the Catholic conviction that divine law forbids the priesthood to... read more >

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Richard Land remains hopeful about the culture war

While many observers see in the 2012 election results a decline in the influence of evangelical conservatives, Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission... read more >

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Priest-doctor Rick Frechette and his Haitian mission

Twenty-five years ago, the Rev. Richard Frechette began a ministry in Haiti to care and provide houses for orphans. Today his program shelters 800 children in several centers. When the... read more >

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Creating a vibrant youth ministry

The context and strategies for communicating the faith have changed dramatically through the centuries. Since the early 20th century, churches have engaged young adults as youth ministers. Being young adults,... read more >

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Resources for Seminarian Debt: Helping Students Pay For Education

As seminaries wrestle with the reality that many seminarians will graduate with high debts that their typically low starting salaries do not afford the ability to repay, the Center for... read more >

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Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

Art and Music Helping To Survive The Worst

“How do we survive when the worst happens? What are the mechanisms?” For Joe Carter, one answer was in spirituals —...

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