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Keeping up to speed during a church service can be hard for anyone at times, but especially so for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Fortunately, there are steps your church can take to make services accessible.

Category: Religion

The process of finding a new church is very different than it was ten years ago. Nowadays, most people research online rather than in person, so churches need to make sure that information is conveyed effectively.

Category: Religion

Trying to bridge the gap between people of different faiths can be a daunting task. Even if you can identify some shared core values, the way you express those values may appear to be in opposition with another's express ...

Category: Religion Christianity

Mutual aid groups often spring up as grassroots movements that seek to meet the needs of communities at the local level. Mutual aid can take many forms beyond what one may consider the typical routes.

Category: Aid Judaism

Your church should be a positive force within your community, but people also come to church to form interpersonal connections with others. Rather than focusing on the big picture, spend some time in small groups.

Category: Religion

Goats get a bad rap in the Bible, both metaphorically and literally.  But goats can represent a shortcoming of Christianity; picking out groups to be shunned and ostracized does not embrace the message of Jesus.

Category: Religion

Many people are not as open-minded as they like to think they are, or once were.  If you value your image of yourself as a reasonable individual, try taking some steps to stay as open-minded as you strive to be.

Category: Health and Wellness

Reading has many benefits, including reduced stress, improved memory, and even increased positivity and empathy. If you're in a reading rut, you may want to consider

Category: Health and Wellness

Hosting an open mic night is a great way to help members of your congregation to come out of their shells and express creative talents that may otherwise go unnoticed, strengthening the relationships among members.

Category: Religion

In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARES Act was estabilshed to provide financial relief to certain small businesses, non-profits, and churches.  But should churches turn down this assistance on principle?

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy