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Encouraging Youth To Engage and Study Theology

Encouraging Youth To Engage and Study Theology

Getting high school students interested in theology sounds like a pretty tall order. In the age of “nones” and “dones” and continuing declines in religious adherence, younger generations have been identified with a less-is-more attitude toward faith. But that assumption is getting some pushback from organizations convinced that youth would embrace theology when it’s proven to have practical and meaningful applications in their lives. “What’s causing teens t

Duke Expands Research on America's Religious Congregations

Duke Expands Research on America's Religious Congregations

Duke receives $1.5 million grant to study America's evolving congregations. Research from Lilly Endowment grant assesses how America's religious congregations are changing over time. The grant will fund the fourth wave of the National Congregations Study (NCS), conducted at Duke. This ongoing survey collects and disseminates information about programs and staffing at American churches, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship. Mark Chaves, a Duke professor of sociology, religious studies and divinity, directs the NCS.

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Bible Study and Sermons, Resources From Union Presbyterian Seminary

  This Week At Union Presybyterian Seminary ...   Lunch and Presentation Featuring Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb  Tuesday,March 21 Complimentary Lunch 12:00-12:30 Dr. Raheb's Presentation 12:30-1:30   Dr. Raheb is the senior pastor or the world famous... read more >

Women in the Fuller Community Share Their Wisdom

Women in the Fuller Community Share Their Wisdom

In honor of National Women's History Month, we believe it's important to focus our newest episode of Conversing on the topic of implicit bias in institutions. In this conversation, President Mark Labberton interviews Jeanelle Austin (left), operations director for Fuller's Pannell Center, and Lindsey Wright (right), administrative assistant for Fuller's Brehm Center. They discuss implicit bias, gender dynamics in the church and workplace, and their hopes for the future. Find more resources on women in leadership on FULLER studio.

What Do Mormons, Catholics, and Muslims Have In Common In America?

What Do Mormons, Catholics, and Muslims Have In Common In America?

Stephen Prothero in a Politico article highlighted by Faith & Leadership compared the descrimination Muslims, Catholics, and Mormons have expeirneced in the United States saying, "In attacking Catholics and Mormons, the ancestors of Gorka and Flynn and other anti-Muslim culture warriors claimed that these growing religious groups were un-Christian, immoral, and un-American. In short, they were theological imposters, amoral villains, and traitors to the nation – labels hate groups now widely apply to Muslims.

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Bible Study and Sermons Resources From Rev. Dr. James Forbes

Saving the Soul of Our Nation, An On Scripture Feature  Rev. Dr. James Forbes with a focus on Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Psalm 119:1-8, I Corinthians 3:1-9 and Matthew 5:21-37. More Bible... read more >

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Sermons, Inspiration, And On Scripture Features In Order Of Author

Alston, Onleilove       Living as Sojourners in a Strange Land, An On Scripture Feature a reflection by Onleilove Alston with a focus on 1 Peter 1:17-23  (April 24, 2017). Barreto, Eric       Majesty And Tragedy... read more >

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Lilly Grant to Help Grow Sacred Music at Notre Dame

A $1.6 million grant from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. will support a University of Notre Dame program it...

By bike, I’m learning to resist my temptation and ...

In her new book, “Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels,” the executive director of the...

Five ways faith can reduce bullying and empower victims

"Developing moral consciences: A separate international study of high school students found that moral disengagement,...

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