Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change (Fourth Edition) by William Bridges, Susan Bridges. Da Capo Books, 2016.
Transitioning between the old and the new affects all congregations, and they feel... read more >
Louisville Institute Collaborative Inquiry Team Grant Application Due April 1
What Makes the U.S. Congregational Life Survey Unique?
In 2001 the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) conducted the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. More than 1.2 million worshipers and 12,000 congregations across three continents were surveyed to provide a portrait of... read more >
Number of Christians in the U.S. Declining
The number of Americans identifying themselves as Christian is declining, while other religious affiliations are slightly increasing, according to a recent survey.
The Pew Research Center looked at more than 35,000... read more >
What Faith Comes in Number 2 in U.S States
Islam is the #2 Religion in the United States. Based on data from Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which contributes to the religious portion of the census each decade,... read more >
US President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration (January, 2017) bans citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for the next 90 days and suspends the admission of all refugees for 120 days.
Howard Rhodes: Despair, Democratic Hope, and Donald Trump
While there is no simple connection between white despair and Trump’s victory, the relationship should not be ignored. By any account, Trump’s election is a breathtaking indictment of our government... read more >
Guiding Seminary’s Governance
Excellent archive of the In Trust magazine’s articles with a searchable index to find just the article and resource you might need to assist in guiding your Seminary’s governance. This... read more >
How To Hire Consultants For a Faith Based Organization
Because faith-based institutions are unique, they rarely benefit from consultants who offer prepackaged presentations that feature generic data and lead to predictable conclusions. In Trust created this resource to... read more >
7 Insights on Leadership the World Needs Now
Seven Insights on leadership the world needs now. We know that communities everywhere need inspired leaders to shape a hopeful future. But can we actually create the conditions in which... read more >