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Planning For Lent, Palm Sunday, Easter: Helpful Ideas For An Inspiring Holy Season

 

 

     A Screen In The Sanctuary? What Is A Realistic Approach To Social Media And Technology?

     Christian Book Club Grows Out Of Life's Situations  

 On Scripture Weekly Sermon Resources

 

 Articles on Congregations, Leadership, Research, On Scripture Features, and Theological Education

 

      There are four kinds of article sections: Congregations, Leadership, Research (including On Scripture Features) and Theological Education. Hit the tabs above to see the latest features in each category. Below is a list of the inspirational articles.

The section on Congregations includes articles and resources on Buildings & Grounds, Civic Engagement (Interfaith Activities & Social Media), Congregational Vitality, Religious Education, Spiritual Practices, Stewardship & Finance, Worship, and Youth.
 
The section on Leadership includes articles and resources on Church Administration, Clergy, Continuing Education, Governance, Leadership Research, On Scripture Sermons, Sabbaticals, Sermons, and Technology / Social Media use in churches.
 
The On Scripture section (under Leadership) has several hundred articles by a variety of authors with insights and inspiration focused on a particular bible passage.
 
The section on Research includes many kinds of Christianity and religion related research including, Congregational Research, Cultural Trends, Demographics,  Denominational Research, Research on Seminaries, and Youth Research.
 
The section on Theological Education focuses on Choosing a Seminary, Institutional Profiles, Teaching Religion, and Vocational Discernment.

 

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Congregations: The Amazon Effect: Worshippers Flocking To Larger Churches

Congregations: Hospitality Is Key To Church Growth

Youth Outreach: Studies Reveal How To Serve Youth And Young Adults Better 

Interfaith Relationships: Building Interfaith Bonds

Relationships: Managing Conflict Constructively 

Congregations: From Accessibility To Inclusion

Media: 10 Tips To Help Pastors Boost Their Twitter Presence

Life Cycle: Facing Death With Faith

Environment:  Tilling Land And Spirit 

 

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