American Religion Data Archive
Collects quantitative data sets for the study of American religion
CSWE-Sponsored Religion and Spirituality Clearinghouse
The Religion and Spirituality Clearinghouse (RSC), developed by the CSWE-sponsored Religion and Spirituality Work Group (several members of NACSW are founding members of this workgroup) is an on-line repository of peer-reviewed educational resources used in academic and professional continuing education settings. These resources have been specifically designed to help social workers become more religiously and spiritually sensitive and competent in their work with clients and communities representing a wide variety of religious and spirituality traditions.
Center for Community and Interfaith Partnerships
Provides information linking community and faith- based organizations to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Center for Religion and Civic Culture
CRCC conducts research on the civic role of religion, helps to build the capacity of faith-based organizations to address significant social issues, and communicates findings to scholars, legislators, community leaders, media, and funders.
Center for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society
CRRUCS is dedicated to producing and disseminating cutting-edge empirical knowledge about the role of religion in contemporary urban America.
Christian Counselors of Texas
Christian Counselors of Texas believes in Christian counseling and is dedicated to support Christian counseling by providing support, training and encouragement to lay persons and professionals involved in counseling.
Christian Recovery Connection
Provides information from a Christian perspective for people who support individuals in recovery from an addiction
Christian Recovery International
A coalition of ministries dedicated to helping the Christian community become a safe and helpful place for people recovering from addiction, abuse or trauma.
Canada s Christian Community On- Line
Christians Supporting Community Organizing
CSCO is a group of Anabaptist, Baptist, Evangelical, Holiness, Pentecostal, Reformed and Wesleyan Christians that are persuaded that local congregations should explore congregation-based community organizing as a means to faithfully live out the Gospel.
Faith-Based and Community Initiative: Administration of Children and Families (ACF)
This website features information in the US Government's Faith- Based Initiative, lists links to funding opportunities, offers descriptions of featured programs, and describes resources for faith-based and community organizations.
Faith-based, motivational life skills for restoring lives in crisis
Home Study Program for CEU Credits
Describes an NACSW service providing on-going CEU credit for supervised study of the Social Work and Christianity journal
National Congress for Community Economic Development - Faith-Based CED Program
Promotes and facilitates faith- based community economic development by: 1. Engaging in research and training in faith- based development; 2. Expanding collaboration between religious institutions and other agencies; 3. Encouraging theological reflection on community revitalization within American religion, and; 4. Enhancing NCCED’s services by integrating faith-based development into the life of the association.
National Institute for Healthcare Research
Provides information to help bridge the gap between spirituality and health
Resources and information about the compassionate presence in the Church of the Nazarene.
Nurturing God s Way Parenting Program for Christian Families
NGW is an evidence-based, proven effective parenting program curriculum. It is full of lessons and techniques that are based on research from the Bible as well as the Nurturing Parenting Program curriculum. NGW shows parents how to make Christ the cornerstone of their family while giving them practical tools to use in challenging situations. The result is a family that is stronger,healthier and more knowledgeable of God s view on parenting.
PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
Presents key stories about religion and ethics in the news
Religious Organizations, Anti-Poverty Relief, and Charitable Choice: A Feasibility Study of Faith-Based Welfare Reform in Mississippi
In this report, Assistant Professor John P. Bartkowski of Mississippi State University and Assistant Professor Helen A. Regis of Louisiana State University explore the feasibility of implementing charitable choice initiatives in Mississippi.
Science & Theology News
A monthly international newspaper reporting the latest research findings, funding opportunities, and interesting discussions on the relationship between religion, science, and health.
Spirituality in Higher Education: A National Study of Students Search for Meaning and Purpose
The Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA is conducting a comprehensive multi-year project to study the trends, patterns, and principles of spirituality and religiousness among college students, and how the college experience influences spiritual development.
The Faith and Service Technical Education Network (FASTEN)
FASTENÆs mission is to strengthen and support faith-based social services, especially in distressed urban communities throughout the United States.
US Department of HHS's Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Provides information from the US Department of Health and Human Services to support the efforts of faith-based and community organizations to serve the needs of those in their communities.
Urban Youth Workers Resource Directory
List of books, magazines, training opportunities, and organizations on urban youth ministry www.iugm.org/youth/
Welfare to Work Guide
Offers a Free How-to Manual for Churches Serving Welfare Clients
White House Faith-Based & Community Initiatives
Provides information related to the WHOFBCI's goal to expand the role in social services of faith- based and other community-serving groups.