Creating Congregations of Cultural Generosity

Posted on Oct 28, 2010 | 0 comments

“Generosity doesn’t necessarily come down through genes.  Generosity and sharing have to be taught.”   These words were spoken by Thomas H. Lake, namesake of the Lake Institute for Faith and Giving at the Center for Philanthropy at Indiana University.   The Institute also points out that the landscape of charitable giving is changing, leaving religious communities financially vulnerable and individual donors confused and uninformed.   For these...

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Raising Chickens in the Backyard

Posted on Oct 12, 2010 | 0 comments

Question:  Can residents raise chickens in their back yard within the city limits?  Is locally grown food less expensive or more healthy?  Are residents allowed to install wind turbines and solar panels on private property?  How can local units of government assist residents as well as their bottom line by embracing renewable energy?   Americans all across the nation are taking steps to save money on food and utilities, eat healthier, and...

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