Rabbi Joshua Stanton, center, and Naz Georgas, standing, dressed in white, introduce a concert of spiritual music by Mohammed Zaman Zaki Taji Qawwal brothers in the sanctuary of East End Temple, a synagogue near Union Square in New York City. Photo courtesy of Cordoba House
When a Muslim group needed a place for youth religious education, it began meeting at a synagogue. This arrangement led to friendship and learning -- and activism.
After the Atlanta shooting took the lives of eight people, including six Asian women, many organizations released statements of solidarity with the Asian American community. That felt empty to many of us, says an author and worship leader.
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.
Thousands marched in Minneapolis the day before the start of jury selection in the Derek Chauvin trial. Photo by Chad Davis/Wikimedia Commons
The verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial does not undo the accumulated horror people of color continue to absorb, writes an expert on faith and mental health.
Reconsidering workplace norms is one way to help dismantle racism and seed transformation in a post-pandemic world, writes the director of the Thriving in Ministry Coordination Program at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
A rare snowstorm dusts the cacti of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona. Weather changes will be exacerbated by climate change. Unsplash / NOAA
The inequalities of the world have been highlighted by the pandemic, and climate change will continue to threaten all of us, starting with the most vulnerable, says an author and professor.
Faith-based organizations are well-served when people know their concerns are welcome, writes an attorney in the nuclear power industry.
College students and young professionals gather at a home worship service hosted by Carey and Gannon Sims (upper left), the co-directors of a campus ministry in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Photos by Mike Morones
In a student ministry at the University of Mary Washington, two pastors have overseen the birth of several house churches by relying on the power of creativity and connection.
The Black church has played an indelible role in the lives of its members and in the evolution of the nation as a whole, says a producer-director of a recent PBS series.
Given the history of the racial inequities in U.S. health care, concerns about the coronavirus vaccine in the Black community are understandable, says the author. iStock / FG Trade
The coronavirus pandemic has made clear the inequities in our health care system, including Black underrepresentation in clinical trials, says a researcher of unequal access to innovative treatments.
Alex Shea Will leads a hybrid worship service in the chapel of South Church, in Andover, MA. Photo courtesy of Alex Shea Will
Along with the hard lessons of the pandemic, churches have learned things that can make them healthier for clergy and congregants, a pastor writes.