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Church vitality: How do you define it?

Leaders across the denomination ponder that question even as they try to increase the number of highly vital churches. Read More

Disaster recovery: Indiana town bounces back

One year after tornado levels Henryville, pastor says, "When we bind together as the body of Christ, we are a force to be reckoned with." Read More

2012: Church outreach up despite fewer funds

Despite budget cuts, program agencies say 'thanks' for the support, recall accomplishments and look ahead to 2013-16. Read More

Church agencies look forward, not back

Open to change, top executives seek new ways to collaborate to reach young adults and people new to the church. Read More

United Methodist execs seek creative change

Budget cuts, other changes also bring opportunities for church agencies to sharpen focus and shift priorities. Read More

Pastor mixes faith, life in online ministry

After a medical scare, Scott Carnes learned the digital divide is not as wide among older and younger church members as often is presumed. Read More

North Texas General Conference Delegation Endorses Call to Action

North Texas General Conference Delegation Endorses Call to Action Read More

Bishops support church reforms, accountability

Eighty active and retired bishops endorsed widespread reforms, including accountability for promoting church growth. Read More

Keys to building vital congregations

Topical preaching, varied worship styles, effective lay leadership are characteristics of growing churches. Read More