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Sermons, Inspiration, And On Scripture Features In Order Of Author

  Barreto, Eric       Majesty And Tragedy In Oklahoma, An On Scripture Feature by Eric D. Barreto with a focus on Psalms 8 (May 21, 2013).   Becker, Amy Julia        Vulnerability: The Gift Not Fully... read more >

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Sermons, Inspiration, and On Scripture Features in Order of Scriptural Passage

Sermons, Inspiration, and On Scripture Features in order of biblical passage.   GENISIS Genesis 1 Your Work Matters, Worship Service Series This series from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship explores vocation, and how our... read more >

Baptist General Convention of Texas Receives $1 million in Grant Money From the Lilly Foundation

Baptist General Convention of Texas Receives $1 million in Grant Money From the Lilly Foundation

"The Baptist General Convention of Texas received a $1 million implementation grant from the Lilly Endowment to participate in its national initiative to address economic challenges facing pastoral leaders.

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Balancing Happiness & The Difficult Venture of Comfort

Gretchen E. Ziegenhals: This Lent, adopt the role of comforter as a spiritual discipline. Being “called to the side of another” is a difficult venture, but one that is a... read more >

Largest single cash donation in the Vietnam education center’s 37-year history

Largest single cash donation in the Vietnam education center’s 37-year history

 
The fund has been trying to raise money to build the underground Education Center at the Wall since 2003. With the Lilly donation, the fund said it now has $42.5 million of the $130 million it needs to raise.
 

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Business and Religion

A Washington Post article reports, "The justices agreed with a lower court that Barronnelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Wash., violated a state civil rights law that bars discrimination in public businesses on the basis of sexual orientation. The court also ruled that the law does not infringe on her free speech.""

Compensation Survey Will Help Churches Set Fair Pay

Compensation Survey Will Help Churches Set Fair Pay

 
The $750,000 grant awarded to Church Law & Tax (CLT) by Lilly Endowment Inc. focuses on the National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges. Church employees are encouraged to take this anonymous survey to help the Church Law & Tax Team receive an accurate representation of church compensation nationwide. 

lay Membership Ministers Stepping Up

lay Membership Ministers Stepping Up

Read "America's New Ministers" including Christ Episcopal Church's Katie Runde story. She does art during the day and plays saxophone at night and on Sunday she gives the sermon or listens to another lay leader. [[Cover story]

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INC Christianity: America's Fastest Growing Christian Community

INC Christianity is led by a network of popular independent religious entrepreneurs, often referred to as “...

Muslim Pakistani Immigrants Donate $15 Million to The University of Notre Dame

“We came as immigrants, and this country has given us so much,” Mrs. Ansari said in an interview ahead of the...

Protestant News From New York City

One out of every four adults (26%) in the NYC Metro area identify as Protestant. Most of these Protestants are...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017 - 07:30 am
This is the 20th anniversary of the Lives of Committment at Auburn Seminary.

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