Artists Caleb Clark, Christopher Holt and Jill Hooper compare a tracing of preliminary drawings to the final composition of the fresco at Haywood Street Congregation. Holt is an artist trained in making frescoes; Clark and Hooper assisted him in the two-year-long project. Photos by John Warner/Warner Photography
A church dedicated to radical hospitality and welcome creates a fresco that permanently enshrines those values and the faces of those it serves.
With collaboration and clear communication, bivocational ministry can be an opportunity to innovate and thrive, says a professor and counselor for ministers.
The author and activist tells how the religious right monopolized public faith and family values, and how Christians can change the conversation.
Planning for the future is not primarily about trimming costs or adding a bit of revenue. A strategic sustainability plan involves regularly revisiting foundational questions about your program’s purpose and impact.
Fred Rogers’ faith wasn’t perfect, but his view of the world offered mercy, love and grace, says the author of the book “Exactly As You Are: The Life and Faith of Mister Rogers.”
Some of the M4M, or Ministers for Manufacturing, leaders visit the shop class at a former flagship location in Chicago. Image courtesy of UMA
When faith leaders come together around manufacturing, they can change the perception of what it means to be a maker, says the executive director of the Urban Manufacturing Alliance.
CitySeed staff member Frankie Douglas, a local volunteer, Sudanese chef Badria Ali and CitySeed fellow Lucy Zhu prepare food for a World Refugee Day bazaar in June 2018. Photos courtesy of Sanctuary Kitchen
Scholars reflecting on Muslim and Christian traditions of gratitude receive a meal -- and a lesson in thanksgiving -- from an organization that offers jobs and community to refugees.