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CONTEMPORARY TRENDS in CHURCH NAMES

Remember when you could tell two churches that split: Harmony Baptist Church and Greater Harmony Baptist Church? Those days are gone. But what has not changed is that many churches have commonalities in names. In their attempts to be different, they have become common: “Point” has become ubiquitous. LifePoint. CrossPoint. Add an “e” to be […]

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Is Religion In America in Decline?

Duke University sociologist Mark Chaves’ working title for his new book on trends in U.S. religion was “Continuity and Change in American Religion.” But the folks on the Princeton University Press marketing team suggested he could attract more attention with the bolder title: The Decline of American Religion. Chaves, director of the National Congregations Study, […]

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Is your church ready for GDPR?

You’ve probably heard about GDPR. The new European data protection regulation that applies practically to everyone enters in power on May 25, 2018. Especially if you operate a church or ministry website, it’s most likely that there’s already a process for getting your systems in compliance with the regulation. GDPR in effect adds to or […]

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Make your VBS amazing in 2018

Choosing VBS Made Easy. As you begin planning for the summer months ahead we want to make the process of choosing and ordering Vacation Bible School easier for you. So, we’ve partnered with the best ministries to offer you great deals and resources you can trust! Here are 4 curated VBS Starter Kits for you: Babylon Starter Kit […]

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