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These days, whenever churches get mentioned in the company of banks, Congress, journalism, and big business, the news is probably not good. Case in point: Amanda Ripley’s recent piece in Comment Magazine on The Mystery of Trust. For decades, at least four different research organizations have been...

“No one around here trusts the other side at all.”  - a U.S. Congressperson, January 2021 “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.”  - Psalm 56:3 Former Secretary of State (and Secretary of Labor and Treasury at different times) George Shultz died this past...

Late last spring (mere months into the pandemic, although it already felt like a lifetime in lockdown), Lake Institute on Faith & Giving asked its extensive network of religious and philanthropic leaders to look ahead a year. What did they hope would be happening with...