As members of their community faced hunger this past year, Virginia’s Mount Olive Baptist Church focused on finding and distributing quality food for free.
Many churches thought that vaccines would pave the way back to normal worship, but new COVID-19 realities are forcing us to keep pivoting.
When the pandemic closed schools, an existing network of congregations and others jumped in to offer meals — and more
Churches, government agencies and nonprofits that already served struggling families responded to the pandemic by ramping up their shared mission beyond providing children with summer meals.
Black barbecue has always been a remarkably religious experience, says a James Beard award-winning food writer in this excerpt from his new book.
Many congregations are eager to assist in resettlement efforts. Experts offer guidance on how to do it well by respecting new arrivals and remembering: volunteering is not about you.
In her new book and on other platforms, divinity professor Kate Bowler explores what it means to live well even if our lives are never “finished.”
Let’s leverage a year of forced innovation to be church in a way that attracts people who really are done with religion, writes a minister at a Greenwich Village church.
Now could be the time to rediscover why we chose a faith community in the first place and to consider what’s next, writes the director of the Thriving Congregations Coordination Program at Duke Divinity.
In this excerpt from her new book, author Melissa Florer-Bixler writes about the importance of embracing vengeance, anger and having enemies as a Christian practice.