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In Trust was recognized with four “Best of the Christian Press” awards at the Associated Church Press annual awards banquet, held on April 28, 2017, in Chicago.



In the category of “Best in Class, Special Interest Magazine,” In Trust won an Award of Merit (second place overall), recognizing all issues from 2016. 

In the category of “Magazine theme issue, section or series,” In Trust won an Honorable Mention (third place overall) for the Autumn 2016 issue’s “Eight examples of mergers and partnerships.”

In the category of “Critical Review,” In Trust won an Honorable Mention (third place overall) for “Piety goes to school” a review by Edwin Woodruff Tait of Glenn Miller’s three-book series on the history of theological education (New Year 2016).

Finally, in the category of “Electronic Newsletter,” In Trust won an Honorable Mention (third place overall) for In Trust Now, our monthly e-newsletter that is released on the last business day of each month.

The Associated Church Press, founded in 1916, is North America’s oldest press association for religious periodicals. In Trust publisher Jay Blossom was just elected to a two-year term as the organization's president.

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Strategic Partnerhips


In this on-demand webinar, Rick Staisloff, senior partner of rpk GROUP, will discuss essential aspects of strategic partnerships. He will explore current trends, identify partners, navigate the due diligence process, and addresses common challenges. In addition to technical components of partnerships, he will also examine the intangible – yet critical – elements of partnerships, such as building trust and managing relationships.

Closing the Trust Gap


The current and very troubling condition of trust is a clarion call to action. But despite the dismal data showing pervasive organizational distrust, every organization can assess their current level of trust, learn and adopt a proven trust building framework, and then develop a meaningful and long-lasting plan of action. This webinar details the knowledge and practical next steps to strengthen workplace culture as a result of closing the trust gap.

In Trust Center Resource Grants


An In Trust Center Resource Grant offers member schools a chance to explore innovation at their institutions through a matching grant opportunity of up to $15,000. Listen to this 30-minute information session, including Q&A, as we provide details on eligibility requirements, funding priorities, application process. Previous grantees are eligible to apply as long as they are not within our current funding cycle.

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