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This report shares advice from several congregations who reevaluated their web presence, updated an existing website, or created a new one- either by DIY or hiring a web designer.
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This short article explains how congregations can achieve transformative change by upholding tradition while introducing innovation and growth.
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Principles for Leaders to Keep in Mind in Merging Congregations
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Zeal for God's House: An Architect's Reflections on Sacred Space
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