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The abundance of resources available on the Web requires a new level of discipline.  After nearly 30 years in the ministry, the Rev. G. Lee Ramsey Jr. knows writing sermons week after week isn’t easy. It’s not so much writers’ block, he says. The hard part is creating a focused sermon that gives the congregation something to chew on.

 

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So Much Better: How Peer Support Can Revive Pastors' Passion  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

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Tradition puts spotlight on gift of music Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Appreciation for music’s vital role in ministry is the impetus behind Choir Anniversary, a tradition in many black churches. The African American Lectionary provides resources for congregations planning the celebration.

Natural disasters, like the massive tornado that struck Oklahoma, can devastate entire communities and sometimes shake our faith, whether we are directly affected or not. Many ask why God would allow such tragedy, or wonder if the disaster is God’s punishment.

Beyond the worship wars; creative ideas for renewing church services Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

In moving traditional churches to embrace new forms of worship, experts say start small and be sure to communicate.

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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

We live in a time of tension and conflict, arguing and fighting for what we believe is true. Many of us are attracted...

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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