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Commentary: Holy habits are good for people—and churches

By Laurie Haller, Special Contributor… Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? How are they working for you so far? New Year’s resolutions are nothing more than promises to ourselves to develop new habits. The most popular ones in the U.S. remain remarkably consistent year after year: lose weight, exercise, eat healthy food, drink less […]

Websites:The new front door for every church

By Laurie Haller, Special Contributor… It’s Friday night, I’m on vacation, and I’m trying to decide where to attend church on Sunday morning. I ask Siri on my iPhone, “Find Grace United Methodist Church, Any City, U.S.A.” Before I can even blink, I’m on the website and know that Grace UMC has worship services at […]