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April 22, 2011

Context Links for April 22

Here are this week’s links. Grace and peace to everyone on this Easter weekend.

Giving Trends

A new survey on congregational giving. Developing trends include members being able to make contributions with credit cards at a kiosk in the church, allowing them to designate giving.

Is church giving rebounding?

Personal Finance at Church

Programs helping people manage personal finances is becoming a popular congregational ministry. The author of the article is probably a little cynical but the article is still informative.

Why churches are a hotbed for finance education

Clergy Communities of Practice

A piece at the Faith and ...

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March 25, 2011

March 25 Links

Here are the links for this week. We will skip next week due to GAMC meetings and pick up with posts the following week.

The Future of Mainline Seminaries
Mainline seminaries are struggling. What is their future and what role should they play in the life of denominations? Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr., Director of Spiritual Formation and Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality at Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas, offers his take.

Is It Time to Write the Eulogy?: The Future of Seminary Education

(Related: SFTS closes Southern California campus)

Social Media and Community
The debate ...

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