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The Myth of Charitable Choice

By 2000, several misperceptions had developed about the impact of the 1996 welfare reform bill that both required welfare recipients to find work and created the opportunity for faith communities to compete for federal funds for social assistance. In this 2001 Christian Century article, researcher Carl Dudley draws upon a survey of Hartford, Connecticut, congregations and social service agencies to dispel five popular misconceptions about the Charitable Choice program

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Faith and Work

Industry leaders, CEOs, and trustees from the Fuller community reflect on evolving opportunities at the intersection of...

Is America a Christian Nation? Should it Be?

“Christianity, or any branch of it, loses its Christian character when its self-proclaimed supporters outnumber and...

Reflective Leadership Grants Offer Christian Leaders "Balcony Time"

"Balcony time" is to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. Clergy or lay leaders...


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Race is a reality that profoundly affects congregational life throughout the United States, and there is a growing desire among...

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