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After the deluge

Rebuilding a community, block by block. An innovative partnership created by two United Methodist pastors revitalizes flood-ravaged neighborhoods in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The coffeehouse church

Leaders of a 100-year-old United Methodist Church in San Antonio discerned a call to create a new, missional community. But instead of planting a church, they planted a coffeehouse.

Clergy women make connections

Women have been entering into ministry in large numbers for decades. But few women lead congregations, and those who do are likely to lead small congregations.

Repairing the garden

The Center for Faith & Work is the “cultural renewal arm” of Manhattan’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Its goal: to equip, connect and mobilize members to transform the workplace and the world.

Tough love

Leading with the rod and staff. Wilson Gunn, general presbyter in Washington, D.C., has earned a reputation as a straight shooter with a sense of humor.

A new vision of a historic tradition. A Baptist church in Washington, D.C., with a history of commitment to social justice leverages its real estate assets to help revitalize the congregation and engage community partners.

The wonder of it all

Global Christianity is in New York. Mark Gornik and City Seminary are preparing its leaders, using an innovative model of theological education.

Ancient words in a new light

 Faced with a grieving family, the Rev. Kevin Adams struggled for words. But a yearlong, congregation-wide study of the psalms helped prepare him for the moment.

Opening the next door

Trust, faith and forgiveness. Recovering female addicts at a rehabilitation program in Nashville are not asked to earn the staff’s trust; it is given freely despite the inevitable disappointments.