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How To Combat Shame

For those living with shame or guilt stemming from something that happened at church, returning to church later in life can be difficult. As an ally, kindness, patience, and understanding will be key.

Category: Morality

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How To Comfort Members Who Are Grieving

Grief comes in many forms and for many reasons. The most common event associated with grief is the death of a loved one, but there are many reasons your church members may experience the pain of loss. No matter what prom ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

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How To Start a Disaster Relief Ministry

Media broadcasts frequently bring news of natural disasters and other catastrophic events. It is easy to feel helpless as you watch the devastation unfold on your screen. One way to combat this feeling and give aid when ...

Category: Aid Disasters

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How To Care for Homebound Church Members

When you think about the members of your church, your mind may automatically settle on the people who are present at services every week or those with whom you serve on committees or in small groups. There are likely oth ...

Category: Aid Religion

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Look For the Helpers: How To Support Your City Through Community Partnerships

Many people come to church with the expectation that they will have opportunities to reach out to their community. Many churches have the resources to create their own outreach programs, but partnering with organizations ...

Category: Aid Morality

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How To Respond to a World in Crisis

The last few decades have changed the way citizens get the news. Before the advent of the internet, the nightly newscast and the daily paper were primary sources of information, and they consisted of recaps of the storie ...

Category: Aid Morality

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Alternative Gift Ideas

Many families spend several days throughout the year packing up excess clothing, shoes and other belongings to give away to avoid overflowing their homes' storage capacity. While this practice sometimes allows nonprofits ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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The Sikhs and COVID-19

COVID-19 outbreaks have produced a variety of responses from religions of all kinds. Not a group to be overlooked, people of the Sikh faith have made impressive efforts to offer help to those suffering due to the virus. ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Religion

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Has COVID-19 Taken a Higher Toll on Some Religious Groups?

While the novel coronavirus pandemic has affected people from all walks of life, some people have experienced the repercussions of the virus differently from others. There are several ways the virus is hitting some group ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Religion

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Buddhism's Response to Current Issues

While it is sometimes seen as more of a philosophy than a religion in the United States and other Western countries, it is important to remember that Buddhism does in fact have a religious structure and many deeply faith ...

Category: Aid Politics Religion

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