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    • I think most Unitarian Universalists and Buddhists think that life is what we make of it, and congregations do not grow buecase God blesses them.Therefore, techniques used by businesses should be considered for running congregations. This would include proper financial accounting procedures, and could include marketing.As I have posted previously in my blog, I think it’s appropriate to engage in a little build of marketing to create what is called brand awareness. What I object to in business, and what I don’t think is appropriate for spiritual institutions, is propagandistic persuasion that distorts the truth and exploits people’s short-term desires against their long term interests.

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