Jesus healed through reversal, rescue and restoration. His healing did not just leave bodies and spirits whole. It left communities whole as well, writes a psychiatrist and theologian.
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Partisan divides may mark politics in Washington, D.C., but faith-based lobbyists there find ways to work together for the greater good.
Students learning in a pre-pandemic classroom at the Biblical Seminary of Colombia. The school offers a mix of online and in-person learning. Photo courtesy of the Biblical Seminary of Colombia
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A portion of the North Star window at Chicago's New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church. It represents the great migration of African Americans leaving the South and includes images of the church's longest-serving pastors. Photo by Eric Allix Rogers
A Chicago church has installed a trio of stained-glass windows to help its members reclaim their past, honor their present and look ahead to their future.
Dancers perform at a Thanksgiving gathering in which Greensboro, North Carolina, residents from different countries and cultures shared a meal. Photos by York Wilson
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The Stranger to Neighbor model is at the heart of FaithAction International House’s work building community by helping U.S.-born residents connect with recently arrived immigrants.
The author leads a worship workshop at the Duke Youth Academy. Photo courtesy of Duke Youth Academy / Casey Brewer
Worship leaders of color are often brought in to encourage diversity in congregations, but real diversity requires shifts in the entire culture of a church, says the worship leader and writer.
Mayra Zelaya plays with her son Eliel Zelaya during a church service at San Antonio Mennonite Church. Zelaya, a Honduran immigrant, has been in the United States with her family for 14 months. The church is helping her and other migrants and asylum seekers by providing shelter and resources. Photo by Wendi Poole
A Texas congregation caring for immigrants gains a new understanding of Christianity as a 'trauma-healing movement'
For the past three years, members of a Mennonite church in San Antonio have welcomed people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The experience has changed them and their understanding of the gospel.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and Grace Ji-Sun Kim speak in South Korea in July 2018. Photo courtesy of Grace Ji-Sun Kim
The esteemed civil rights figure and Asian American theologian speak on how their interests in justice have led to frequent collaboration and a new book.