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

 

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Bikes help save energy

From bike racks to gardens, congregations can give testimony to their green values.

Are there better ways to run congregational boards? One consultant offers up best practices.

Worshippers want to feel their contributions are making a difference. The tithe may no longer be the norm outside conservative Protestant churches, but members who feel connected to their church and confident it is contributing to God’s work still give financially.

Natural disasters, like the massive tornado that struck Oklahoma, can devastate entire communities and sometimes shake our faith, whether we are directly affected or not. Many ask why God would allow such tragedy, or wonder if the disaster is God’s punishment.

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Meeting Information Needs: Amazon's Alexa and The Church of England

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Serving its Community Transformed a Dwindling Church

"Trinity’s building is surrounded by the bleaker symbols of urban life, including graffiti-covered billboards, a...

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"Whether it is Wendell Berry, Michael Polan, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Pope Francis, Prince Charles, Mondragon or...

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