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Aging Congregations May Be Churches' Biggest Concern Senior Citizens Older People Stainglass Church  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Unless current social trends change, Mainline Protestant churches will face an even bigger drop-off in coming years.

 

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

Ten Essential Skills The Next Generation Of Religious Leaders Will Need Man in a Library Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights Into Religion News

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.

The Spiritual Fruits Of Play Men Bowling Spirit Fun Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Grant Christianity Youth

Play isn’t just for kids. It offers spiritual benefits for all ages, advocates say. Imagine Jesus as Jester.

Distinct Identity Helps Churches Remain Vibrant Church Steeples Cathedral Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Mainline Protestants scored lower than other Christian groups when it comes to distinctiveness.

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Watchfulness, Vision and The Future

It's a good word for the church. In his instructions to the church at Colossae, Paul asks his readers to be watchful....

Poll Out on Prayers of the Non-Religious

For many non-believers, it is an instinctive response to a crisis: “Please, God.” So perhaps it should not be...

Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

War of 1812 in the collections of the Lilly Library at Indiana University:   Before the War, The War - 1812...

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