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Changes Today: Celebrating 500 Years of Protestant Reformation Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Organ Museum www.AbodeofChaos.org)

"The 500 year milestone brings up questions, "Why is mainline Protestant Christianity on the wane? What are Catholic-Protestant relations like today? Is there still such a thing as the “Protestant work ethic”? How do contemporary Protestants understand Luther’s record of misogyny and public anti-Semitism? And what of the Counter-Reformation, the Catholic reaction to Luther’s critiques? How are the changes that it brought felt in contemporary Catholicism?" [Read more from Religion Link a site for Journalists and Researchers]. 

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In this world of social media, email newsletters are making a comeback.  

Thanksgiving Harvest Thanks Giving Sermon Table November Worship Planning Fall Feasts Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Knowing that many of our visitors are in the midst of Thanksgiving worship planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great resources and articles for worship and sermon topics. We hope these links to resources will stimulate your own creative thinking and generate fresh Thanksgiving worship ideas this season.

Caring For The Rural Church Family Adults Children Studying Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

The population drain that has plagued farm communities might also embolden them to develop a new kind of leadership.

The number of megachurches in the United States has grown tremendously over the past 20 years, which suggests this innovative American institution has taken root and is thriving.

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Religious ‘Nones’ are Gaining Ground in America

Thirty-four percent of Americans surveyed said they were atheist, agnostic, or “nothing in particular,” according to...

$10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment for Charleston's International African American Museum

The museum has announced several major donations this year, including a $10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment last...

Yolanda Johnson-Moton Honored

Yolanda Johnson-Moton is the Director for external relations at Eli Lilly and Company where she drives the strategy and...

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