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

Websites, Facebook and other tools are helping churches stay connected to their members and reach out to the wider community.

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

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Is the mom-and-pop church becoming obsolete? Just as one-stop shopping behemoths such as Walmart and Amazon are fulfilling the retail needs of America’s consumers, larger churches are increasingly meeting the spiritual needs of America’s faithful.

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Seminary Growth Sets New Records

When the Association of Theological Schools released a report on enrollment trends over the last five years, the...

Lilly Endowment Recipients Combine Forces in New Affiliation

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, the Indianapolis Center for Congregations and Christian Theological...

What Catholics Really Think: ARDA Poll Available Online

The Association of Religion Data Archives' "American Catholic Laity Poll" contains many questions on pressing issues in...

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