Important relationships began over Zoom during COVID-19. Let’s not discount their significance as we return to in-person gatherings, writes a communications specialist with Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Faith leaders have a responsibility to use social media with intentionality and humility, writes the director of grants at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Pastors were not prepared for the digital demands of the pandemic. What does that teach us about the next crisis?
Of all the new things they were asked to take on during the pandemic, it was technology work and decision making that pastors felt the least prepared for, according to a two-year study from Texas A&M University.
COVID burst into our homes without our consent, upending nearly every part of our lives. Very quickly, where we worked, how we moved and what was safe became unclear, especially for queer clergy, writes the executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches.
What does it take to engage public audiences in conversations about God, religion and the power of faith to shape lives and communities? Hosting TED-style talks is one answer, writes an assistant professor at Candler School of Theology.
While congregational life for many has been altered in the last two years by COVID-19, the latest iteration of the National Congregations Study shows that changes were already underway in faith communities.
In her new book and on other platforms, divinity professor Kate Bowler explores what it means to live well even if our lives are never “finished.”
Instead of fearing or uncritically embracing every new technology, Christians ought to ask what our use of technology says about us, says the director of the Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning at Calvin University.
With more modes of communication than ever, why are we still so divided? French theologian Jacques Ellul can point us toward an answer.
The move to doing church online isn’t just a necessity during the pandemic. It prepares religious institutions to become more flexible in meeting future challenges long-term, says a scholar who researches digital religion.