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Through this gateway, religious leaders and the public can find congregational resources and insights into religious practices. This is made possible through the Lilly Endowment.

What Is A Realistic Approach To Social Media And Technology for Congregations?

If it seems like everyone is on social media and using technology, it’s because they are. Last year 78 percent of Americans reportedly had at least one social media profile. Yet many churches are still struggling to adapt to society’s evolving digital landscape. Rabbi Aaron Spiegel, information technology director for the Center for Congregations, says maybe that’s OK.

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The Challenges Of Writing A Sermon — And Tips For Sermon Preparation

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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