The National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University in Ohio supports research on the effects of family structure on family members and the wider society. Research topics supported by the center include religion and spirituality. The center’s website has links to other research centers, too.
The Marriage & Religion Research Institute archives data about marriage from a number of sources. It also posts links to scholars around the country.
The Academic Jewish Studies Internet Directory lists and provides links to university programs in Jewish studies in the United States.
Leadership Network in Dallas fosters church innovation by working with leaders in a variety of denominations. It has support groups for pastors in different stages of their careers, and its website includes resources related to burnout.
PICO National Network is a network of faith-based community organizations. It was one of the leaders of the 40 Days for Health Reform campaign. Gordon Whitman is director of public policy and communications. Contact 866-550-7426 ext. 713.
Focus on the Family’s Action Center arm CitizenLink.com asked people to tell their representatives to exclude abortion services from health care reform. Focus also lists Family Policy Councils in many states.
Mars Hill Church in Seattle uses its own social network, The City, to keep members of its several campuses connected. Mark Driscoll is pastor.
The Catholic Diocese of San Jose, Calif., uses Facebook and Twitter to stay in touch with local Catholics.
Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church of Fairfield, Ohio, uses Facebook to connect with its members and lists that under the church’s ministries. The church also links to the ELCA’s Imagine Yourself social network. Timothy R. Swanson is reverend.