Are We Training Pastors for Jobs That No Longer Exist?9 Questions raised by Hozier’s hit song “Take Me to Church”Democracy Demands Community-Oriented Policing: Accept No SubstitutesGiving Up Your “Spiritual Journey”The Execution of Walter ScottRemembering Gardner C Taylor: Evangelicals Need Social Conscience
Are We Training Pastors for Jobs That No Longer Exist? Attendance in teaching-centric churches has been rapidly declining. But we are ...
9 Questions raised by Hozier’s hit song “Take Me to Church” I listened to Hozier's Take Me to Church all Holy Week, an odd sort of ...
Democracy Demands Community-Oriented Policing: Accept No Substitutes As people of faith we need to press forward and encourage police to work with ...
Giving Up Your “Spiritual Journey” We Christians talk a lot about our spiritual journeys. But it's all so ...
The Execution of Walter Scott The shooting of Walter Scott was not an accident, but an ...
Remembering Gardner C Taylor: Evangelicals Need Social Conscience Evangelicals need a social conscience about the people who are least defended ...

CURRENT

Democracy Demands Community-Oriented Policing: Accept …

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As people of faith we need to press forward and encourage police to work with us and, together, build strong communities — one neighborhood at a time. That’s what police in a democracy do and that’s what we must expect and encourage from our city’s leaders.

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The Execution of Walter Scott

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The shooting of Walter Scott was not an accident, but an execution.

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Remembering Gardner C Taylor: Evangelicals Need Social …

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Evangelicals need a social conscience about the people who are least defended and most vulnerable in the society. If Christianity is not that, forget about it.

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GLOBAL

I Am A Teenage Female Suicide Bomber

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On Tuesday a teenage female suicide bomber, likely affiliated with Boko Haram, set off an explosive in a marketplace in Maiduguri, Nigeria, killing herself and 33 other people. This could be her story, as I imagine it.

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War, War, and More War

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This U.S. complicity with Israel’s crimes greatly erodes Washington’s influence for change in the region and helps drive the very thing Bibi crowed about on Capitol Hill.

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Immigrants from the North

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As global forces continue to shuffle people and their families across borders, may our communities of Christ-followers be a refuge and blessing to our fellow brothers and sisters, and in doing so become a beacon guiding the way for others seeking healing community.

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THE RED CARPET

Our Hands, God’s Work: An Interview With Rev. Stacy Martin

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Civic engagement is an essential component to living out one’s faith. More than one’s hands, one’s voice is the single most powerful instrument for the changes needed in our society to move toward God’s vision of peace and justice in the world.

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LIFE

9 Questions raised by Hozier’s hit song …

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I listened to Hozier’s Take Me to Church all Holy Week, an odd sort of spiritual exercise, I suppose.

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Poverty Stinks

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Is it just me, or does poverty stink?

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THEOLOGY

Mapping Our World: On Being a Community Cartographer …

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It’s time to use different tools for our maps. If we keep going to the same mapmakers, same schools of cartography and working from the same dysfunctional maps, we will never make it to the land of shalom.

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Going the Jesus Way

Red Letter Christianity is about doing what Jesus commanded us to do.

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