The decline in the number of people in many churches’ congregations began long before the appearance of COVID and the pandemic. While the pandemic certainly accentuated this decline, I ask: “Are we seeing congregations returning to in-person, face-to-face worship services, or have they been replaced by online religious services?” “Can the local church compete with […]Read More
Originally published in the Journal of Dental Education, this demonstration project investigates a method for effecting change through a Small Group Initiative (SGI).Read More
We are relational beings and are encouraged to use the gifts (talents) we have received to serve others. We do this through relationships, fellowship with others, that provide meaning to life and foster interactions of understanding that uncover potential for individual and corporate growth.Read More
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