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Changes Today: Celebrating 500 Years of Protestant Reformation Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Organ Museum www.AbodeofChaos.org)

"The 500 year milestone brings up questions, "Why is mainline Protestant Christianity on the wane? What are Catholic-Protestant relations like today? Is there still such a thing as the “Protestant work ethic”? How do contemporary Protestants understand Luther’s record of misogyny and public anti-Semitism? And what of the Counter-Reformation, the Catholic reaction to Luther’s critiques? How are the changes that it brought felt in contemporary Catholicism?" [Read more from Religion Link a site for Journalists and Researchers]. 

 

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Talking Sports Helps Connect A Community Blue Sky Sports Basketball Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

The Rev. Stephen Fichter understood just how dominant a role sports has assumed in the culture when a family told him they would be out of town Good Friday to Easter Sunday to attend their child’s volleyball tournament.  “It’s truly sports that has become like the religion” for many people, said Fichter, a researcher and the pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Haworth, N.J.

7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Special Needs wheelchair accessibility Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Woman

Fewer than half of the parents surveyed in a recent study said their faith community is supportive of their child with special needs. A church must include all, and here are some ways to do that.

A Reflection on the State of Pastoral Leadership Pastor Preaching Minister Clergy  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

When Jackson Carroll began “Pulpit & Pew,” his large research project on pastoral leadership, he considered pastors a “troubled profession,” and braced himself for what his investigation might reveal. But five years of study, including a major national telephone survey and 23 focus groups across the country, convinced Carroll his gloomy forecast didn’t stand up.

Finding Renewal Through Fellowship Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Pastors Christianity

Stress and loneliness can take a toll on pastoral leaders. For many, peer groups combat the isolation and provide important revitalization, new research shows.

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$2.85 million Lilly Endowment Grant Keeps Homework Hotline Staffed

  Lilly Endowment gives RHIT $2.85 million reports a Terre Haute Tribune Star article. "The Lily Endowment...

Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer Will Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

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