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January 26, 2012 | MomsRising and charity: water have accomplished much in a short time. Here are some tips on how they did it, with the effective use of social media.
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January 26, 2012 | Using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more, nonprofits old and new are connecting with supporters and others like never before.
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January 26, 2012 | The rise of independent churches and the blurring of denominational boundaries have led to a boom in Christian nonprofit organizations. The challenge for church leaders is to respond to the growth of these parachurch organizations in ways that strengthen their identity and mission. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of Christian nonprofits.
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January 12, 2012 | The nonprofit DurhamCares seeks to make the Great Commandment a reality by building a process and infrastructure for meaningful giving to community organizations.
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December 20, 2011 | A small Florida city hosts what is believed to be the world’s largest Epiphany celebration. For the Greek Orthodox teenage boys who dive for the ritual’s white wooden cross, the event is also a chance at their own epiphany concerning the role of God in their lives.
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December 19, 2011 | Training volunteers involves more than just teaching them to perform a particular task; it’s also an opportunity to offer an incarnational expression of God's love.
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December 19, 2011 | For 18 years, the Sixty-First Avenue United Methodist Church in west Nashville has operated the Last Minute Toy Store, a powerful sign of this small congregation’s incarnational presence in the world.
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December 19, 2011 | When her teenage daughter and friends began tuning in to the Sunday sermon, prepping for midweek lectionary study and bandying about words such as “eschatology” and “quadrilateral,” a mother realized that something exciting was happening in her congregation.
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December 5, 2011 | The Duke Clergy Health Initiative has a holiday tip for pastors: Take some time off, both this season and throughout the year. Your health could depend upon it.
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December 5, 2011 | Nurturing cheerful givers is more challenging than ever during an economic downturn. New research provides important insights that could boost the financial and spiritual health of congregations. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of church giving trends.