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When it comes to social media, congregations and clergy trail behind most other organizations and individuals.

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Many people abandon Twitter shortly after opening an account. But if you stick with it, it will bear fruit.

A competitive marketplace is forcing churches to embrace business practices to court fickle churchgoers.

Christians coming together in practical ways

When Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore put on a clerical collar in 1977 — her senior year in college — and began working as a hospital chaplain she learned something the classroom didn’t teach. Physical actions mattered.

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