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

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

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Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy introduces the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF), which is...

Lilly Endowment awards $10 million grant to ATS

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