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Christian education programs vital to congregational health Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation

Some churches are seeing a consumer mentality when it comes to religious education. The trend highlights the importance of preparing Christian educators for the future.

 

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A new book suggests teens are practicing religion in their own way Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Christianity Youth

In A Faith of Their Own teens rate the personal significance of religion highly; less so the institutional part.

Finding the Right Seminary Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Christianity Immigration

Staci Imes knew she wanted to study at a seminary with a strong commitment to social justice.  She knew she wanted a program focused on training ministers, rather than scholars.  And while she’s committed to her denomination, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), she relishes the idea of studying with people from different traditions. But which seminary was for her?

When It Comes To Polls, Read The Fine Print Polling Report Survey Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Even lay people can, and should, ask tough questions about polls to see if their claims match their findings. And when it comes to poll data we should all be informed consumers.

Special needs wheelchair a7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Special Needs Special needs wheelchair accessibility Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation accessibility woman in a wheelchair

Fewer than half of the parents surveyed in a recent study said their faith community is supportive of their child with special needs. A church must include all, and here are some ways to do that.

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INC Christianity: America's Fastest Growing Christian Community

INC Christianity is led by a network of popular independent religious entrepreneurs, often referred to as “...

Muslim Pakistani Immigrants Donate $15 Million to The University of Notre Dame

“We came as immigrants, and this country has given us so much,” Mrs. Ansari said in an interview ahead of the...

Protestant News From New York City

One out of every four adults (26%) in the NYC Metro area identify as Protestant. Most of these Protestants are...

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