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Appreciation for music’s vital role in ministry is the impetus behind Choir Anniversary, a tradition in many black churches. The African American Lectionary provides resources for congregations planning the celebration.

 

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A contracting national economy may lead to a contracting of theological schools, too.

In today’s economy, a well-trained and properly focused governing board can mean the difference between a seminary staying afloat – thriving, even – and having a dire fate. Theological schools throughout North America have turned for help on this to In Trust.

The number of Americans with no religious affiliation continues to rise. Fewer young people are going to church. And the effects of recession have placed greater burdens on religious institutions in a time of shrinking resources.

The biggest challenge a president faces is meeting the needs of the institution. These days, those are often financial.

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With the increasing numbers of seniors in our society, the need for local pastors, lay leaders, and... More > Faith Communities Today (FACT) is a national survey conducted by more than 26 faith traditions in... More >
Here is a page of links to the homepages of select non-profit parachurch organizations, research... More > Christian writer and theologian Frederick Buechner discusses the difference between making a living... More >

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International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

Discovering Hope in the Valley of Dry Bones

Struggling in the valley of dry bones?Listen and subscribe to Faith & Leadership's podcast, Can These Bones. The...

The Heart of a Servant and Faith Like a Child

Here are some sermon resources and art work for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - September 23, 2018 (Year B)...

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