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Shifting politics and boosted technology were taking hold in some congregations pre-pandemic

While congregational life for many has been altered in the last two years by COVID-19, the latest iteration of the National Congregations Study shows that changes were already underway in faith communities.

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David E. Kresta: How churches can pursue community healing through economic development

In his resource manual for churches, an expert in urban studies offers practical advice on how religious communities can create a business strategy that helps bring justice to struggling neighborhoods.

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My church is a beautiful waste of money

By the metrics of business management and capitalism, the work of churches and pastors is redundant.

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Incubator for discipleship

Rather than investing in a single, institutionally driven project, an Austin church is inviting parishioners to come up with innovative ways to serve their city — and providing initial funding.

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