The Halo Effect

by Dr. Brian Grim and Byron Johnson

Forty-six percent of Americans believe religion is part of the problem in our society. Yet faith is the motivation for many of the critical social services and programs that benefit the most vulnerable populations. Congregations, faith-based businesses, and charities lift...

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Faith By The Numbers

by Dr. Brian Grim

There’s a growing belief that religion doesn’t contribute to American society, but the numbers don’t support it. Religion in the United States today contributes a combined $1.2 trillion to our economy and society. These expenditures range from the...

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Assessing the Faith-Based Response to Homelessness in America

by Byron Johnson

It has been argued that poverty, social-class disparities, and poor social conditions are the world’s most pervasive public health problems and thus responsible for an enormous toll in health-related suffering. Poverty leads to disparities in morbidity, mortality, and disability,...

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The Socio-Economic Contributions of Religion to American Society

by Dr. Brian Grim

In a panel conversation, Dr. Brian Grim of Georgetown University and Melissa Grim of the Newseum Institute unveiled their groundbreaking new study: "The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society: An Empirical Analysis." The first-of-its-kind study analyzed the economic impact...

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Six Practices of the Church: The Way Forward

by Greg Thompson and Gabe Lyons

Six Practices of the Church The Christian church in the West is struggling to embody faithfulness in a culture that is rapidly changing. Many church leaders labor under a nagging sense that they need help—both in the work of...

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The Restorer-Minded Church

by Rick McKinley

What would it look like for a church to not only release its people into the world to fulfill their mission but to come beside them to enable their dreams? In Portland, one of the most progressive and unchurched cities...

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