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Gregg Brekke

Gregg Brekke is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Gregg Brekke

Houses of worship are not just for worship anymore

By Gregg Brekke — March 8, 2019
(RNS) — While many churches engage in mission activities 'beyond the walls' of their buildings, others are finding innovative ways to use their facilities to serve others and extend their mission in existing properties.

Innovative program helps retain Catholic teachers

By Gregg Brekke — January 2, 2013
CLEVELAND (RNS) Faced with the increasingly difficult task of recruiting and retaining quality teachers in cash-strapped Catholic schools, an innovative mentoring program pairs young teachers with mentors, roommates and financial incentives to stay in the classroom. By Gregg Brekke.

Presbyterians to tackle gay marriage, divestment

By Gregg Brekke — June 25, 2012

(RNS) The Presbyterian Church (USA)'s biennial convention will revisit several thorny topics that have dominated church life for the past decade, including whether to allow same-sex blessings and whether to divest of companies that operate in Israel. By Gregg Brekke.

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