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Faith & Leadership is the online magazine of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. Faith & Leadership aims to strengthen the practice of...

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

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

Some skills are time-tested, such as listening and collaborating, but tomorrow’s religious leaders will also need to be entrepreneurial and communicate in new ways.

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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Lilly Endowment awards $10 million grant to ATS

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