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Knowing that preachers and teachers are in the midst of worship and sermon planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great resources and inspiring articles about worship and sermon topics.
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The abundance of resources available on the Web requires a new level of discipline. After nearly 30 years in the ministry, the Rev. G. Lee Ramsey Jr. knows writing sermons week after week isn’t easy. It’s not so much writers’ block, he says. The hard part is creating a focused sermon that gives the congregation something to chew on.
The number of Americans with no religious affiliation continues to rise. Fewer young people are going to church. And the effects of recession have placed greater burdens on religious institutions in a time of shrinking resources.
A church in Illinois streams video of a sermon from the home church miles away and displays it on a large screen. A church in California offers half a dozen “video cafes,” each featuring different types of worship music to correspond to the different tastes of its participants. These are just a few of the changes taking place as U.S. congregations grapple with new technologies and contemporary idioms in worship.
|The blues, which have so profoundly shaped American popular music – from jazz and rhythm &... More >||This Faith Communities Today (FACT) study compares the responses of more than 14,000 pastors,... More >|
|Lilly Fellows Program Network Exchange Program grants are designed to allow Network member... More >||"We are wired to be outside. In her new book, "The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier,... More >|
Revolutionary Artist in Kansas and California Constructing the World’s Largest Stained Glass Window
INC Christianity: America's Fastest Growing Christian Community
Muslim Pakistani Immigrants Donate $15 Million to The University of Notre Dame
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