The director of Duke Youth Academy wonders: Does Lent matter to my work? Is there a place for the practices of lament, grief and repentance in my daily tasks?
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The fiery prophet John the Baptist offers both company and challenge for a pastor transitioning from seminary into settled parish life.
The church should be at the vanguard of a much-needed revolution in caretaking and the raising of children, says a young mother of four. We own the groundwork, the history and the theology of care.
A mentor taught Jena Lee Nardella that hope is not passive wishing -- It’s an active exercise.
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‘Once you come to know the world -- truly come to know the world and all its doubt and darkness -- can you love it still?’ That’s the question the co-founder of the nonprofit Blood:Water addresses in her new memoir.
ThinkHouse fellows David LiCause, Allison Fairbank, Rebecca Holmes and Kyle Sheats work together during a class.
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Starting a business can be lonely. But a new residential program creates a space where a blend of education, mentoring and collaboration supports folks engaged in new ventures.
Young people today may be questioning the church, but they are doing so in a way that is faithful to the heart of the tradition. This has the capacity to fuel real spiritual renewal for our institutions, says the host of “On Being” in this interview.
The author's daughter has helped her streamline her ministry, remember to bring all of herself to the church and glimpse God's parental love.
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The balance of a baby and a parish proved daunting at first to a new mother. But then she began counting the ways that parenthood honed her skills for ministry.
The church needs leaders who are theologians and CEOs. And seminaries and denominations should prepare pastors to be both, writes an elected member of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board.
A bivocational Episcopal priest in eastern Kentucky shares his joy at being part of a changing church.