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When it comes to social media, congregations and clergy trail behind most other organizations and individuals.

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Many people abandon Twitter shortly after opening an account. But if you stick with it, it will bear fruit.

Websites, Facebook and other tools are helping churches stay connected to their members and reach out to the wider community.

Twitter and Facebook help churches reach new audiences.

When it comes to social media, congregations and clergy trail behind most other organizations and individuals.

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Liturgical Meditations from Fuller Studios

 The liturgical calendar spans the life of Christ in a single year—from anticipation (Advent), to hope (Christmas...

The Spiritual Practice of Humor

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Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

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