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December 15, 2014 | In the epilogue of his new book on America’s most influential evangelist, Duke Divinity School professor Grant Wacker recalls a visit with Billy Graham.
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December 11, 2014 | A spur-of-the-moment event with a wide variety of participants, the annual Christmas pageant at Church Street UMC in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a celebration filled with grace, imperfection and joy.
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December 10, 2014 | Christian leaders share their thoughts about the distinctive features of their work in this series of video interviews taped in 2009.
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December 10, 2014 | As the Christian landscape changes, leaders must ask and answer a new question: What’s the future of denominations? In this series of videos, interviews and essays, people across American Christianity offer their thoughts on this vital issue.
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November 25, 2014 | At Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church in Haw River, NC, numbers don't matter, as the small rural church becomes a model of a kind of community outreach that many larger churches can only dream of.
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November 4, 2014 | In this six-part series, an Oregon pastor looks at ways that the influential field of game theory might help Christian leaders and congregations deal with issues such as conflict, criticism, growth and decline, and behavior change.
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October 30, 2014 | After losing federal support in 2011, Amachi Pittsburgh, a faith-based organization that supports the children of people in prison, has worked to become financially sustainable by partnering without becoming dependent and broadening tactics without compromising mission.
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October 15, 2014 | At First Presbyterian Church San Mateo, worship is like Thanksgiving dinner, with everyone at the table. You might not like everything that's served, but everybody experiences the meal together.
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September 29, 2014 | Part coach, part consultant and part "enabler," Community Solutions helps communities solve the complex problem of homelessness, not with a program but with a process.
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September 19, 2014 | The challenges facing Christian institutions today require innovative solutions in all aspects of the work. Senior leaders must cultivate the conditions for the work to flourish, which means nurturing talent across levels and roles. This series from Faith & Leadership will help you navigate the issues of leadership development.