The Rev. Tyler Sit stands near the corner of Minnehaha Avenue and Lake Street in Minneapolis, where some of the worst damage occurred after the murder of George Floyd. Photos by Glen Stubbe
During the uprising that swelled after the murder of George Floyd, a Minneapolis congregation found that it already had the character and resources to respond faithfully.
We update this list of information from government and media sources regularly to offer guidance to pastors and other Christian leaders struggling to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Focusing conversations on “welcome” or “inclusion” is not enough; we need to learn from LGBTQ+ people and expand our understanding of community, a queer pastor says.
There are steps we can take to help offset a purpose gap rooted in historical and contemporary oppressions, writes the senior director of learning design with the Forum for Theological Exploration.
A return to in-person work brings the opportunity to make our offices more equitable, writes a communications specialist with Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Good Works, in Athens, Ohio, welcomes people into community and invites them to be transformed. Photo courtesy of Good Works
For 40 years, Good Works has served people living in poverty in southeastern Ohio with respect and dignity. In a new book, founder Keith Wasserman and ethicist Christine D. Pohl explore what makes this ministry an authentic expression of Christian life and discipleship.
Kwame Bediako teaching during daily devotions at the Akrofi-Christaller Institute. Still image from "Kwame Bediako: His Life and Legacy", a documentary by James Ault. Used with permission
The Ghanaian scholar insisted that Western theology is not central and normative, and spent his professional life dedicated to engaging with both Western and African theology, says his biographer.
Iskali offers restreats for young adults in which they bond with others and deepen their faith. Though on hiatus during the pandemic, Iskali has begun offering retreats again to vaccinated participants. Photos courtesy of Iskali
Iskali was created by a 19-year-old to support other young adults in the church. More than a decade later, it offers faith formation, mentorship, scholarships and other opportunities for a new generation to grow in Christ.
The Rev. Angela Khabeb speaks at a protest in George Floyd Square, an ongoing occupation protest at the site of Floyd's murder. Photos courtesy of Ingrid Rasmussen
Angela Khabeb and Ingrid Rasmussen: We need to figure out what healing looks like after the murder of George Floyd
One year since the protests of the murder of George Floyd rocked both Minneapolis and the world, two pastors in the center of the uprising reflect on the changes that have taken place.
An everyday womanist theology is the focus of Pierce’s most recent book, “In My Grandmother’s House.”
Perceptions of how employees are treated, how decisions are made, and whose voices are heard all contribute to whether an organization is just. And that affects what it can achieve, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.