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What Makes a Social Service Program Faith-Based

Congregations, Communities and Leadership Development Project directors, Ronald J. Sider and Heidi Rolland Unruh, have developed criteria to distinguish between full-fledged faith-based social service programs/projects and groups that receive limited support from a faith community. In the article, "What is Church Based Social Ministry?," published by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research (Hartford Seminary), they explain what conditions must exist in order for a program to rise to the level of a faith-based social service ministry, along with examples of programs that do and do not fit the criteria. 




Holy Week Inspiration

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Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

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Leadership La Porte County Hosts its 2nd Annual “Volunteer Expo” on April 19

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged...


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