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A Screen In The Sanctuary? What Is A Realistic Approach To Social Media And Technology?  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Word Cloud

If it seems like everyone is on social media and using technology, it’s because they are. Last year 78 percent of Americans reportedly had at least one social media profile. Yet many churches are still struggling to adapt to society’s evolving digital landscape.

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A Screen In The Sanctuary? What Is A Realistic Approach To Social Media And Technology?  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Word Cloud

If it seems like everyone is on social media and using technology, it’s because they are. Last year 78 percent of Americans reportedly had at least one social media profile. Yet many churches are still struggling to adapt to society’s evolving digital landscape.

Christian Online Book Club Grows Out Of Life's Situations Sermons Scriptures Christian Classics  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Online book clubs at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library offer motivation, discussion opportunities.

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Church gardens feed community, nourish the soul.

Black Church Resource Provides Dialogue On Homosexuality Gay Marriage Gay Rights Lesbian LGBT Lilly Foundation  Insights Into Religion News Trends Christianity

An online resource seeks to open up discussion on what is sometimes viewed as a taboo subject in African American congregations.

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