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Trusted individuals and institutions can challenge us by making abstract questions concrete and then expecting us to answer them, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Members of the Proud Boys march during a protest Dec. 12, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images
A pastor whose church in Washington, D.C., was vandalized by white supremacists urges his fellow Christians to avoid feel-good responses and instead act in community to disrupt systems of oppression.
The tradition of hospitality informs a theology of abundance and a deep understanding of the Trinity for Filipinos, writes a Filipino/a/x American scholar.
The Table of Hope mobile food pantry is part of the ministry that Bethel Church of Morristown, New Jersey, expanded after a 2011 flood that nearly destroyed its building. Photos courtesy of Bethel Church
When volunteers and donors helped repair massive flood damage to its building, the pastor and congregation paid back the community by creating an ambitious food ministry.
The Rev. Dr. Wanda Lundy, pastor of Siloam Hope First Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth, New Jersey, walks in the church graveyard that inspired the 313 Project. Photos by Alexis Llewellyn
A merged congregation bonds over a project to honor the freed and enslaved Africans buried in its cemetery
A historic, predominantly Black congregation in New Jersey seeks to learn the names and stories of more than 300 unidentified souls buried in unmarked graves.
The Rev. Joe Tedesco is the superior of Mepkin Abbey, where the monks are trying a new experiment in teaching both farming methods and monastic discipline through a 10-month-long internship. Photos by Alice Keeney
A South Carolina abbey tills new monastic ground while also growing farmers.
The promises made through baptism must reflect Christians’ commitment to justice and peace for all people, writes the director of the Thriving Congregations Coordination Program at Duke Divinity.
Virtual gatherings are here to stay, so let’s host them well, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
The Rev. Dr. Shelley Best, president and CEO of The Conference of Churches. Photo by Keith Claytor / TimeFrozen Photography
In order to pursue its core mission, an organization may have to craft its own path, says the CEO and president of The Conference of Churches in Connecticut.