In this excerpt from his recent book, a writer and spiritual director describes the transformative power of sacred stories and why they are important to our individual and shared lives.
Beyond friends, more than community, they will know us by our love for one another. A writer reflects on the bonds that bring people together, whether in youth groups, hospital rooms or birthday parties.
Jesus modeled the requirement to step away in order to sustain his ministry, writes a director of programs and grants with Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Most people respond to boredom by either avoiding it — hello, smartphone! — or resigning themselves to it. But what if we dealt with boredom by transforming it into a different state of mind?
A real estate developer in the South Bronx works to build attractive spaces and create jobs in her home community and show people they can have beautiful, successful lives in their own neighborhoods.
Ministries of kindness and positive actions are uplifting — and so are the stories we tell about them, says a communications specialist at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Stalking the wild birds near his home on the Canadian coast provides a chance to focus and be still, writes the president of Vancouver School of Theology.
More than just a space to grow food, the seminary garden serves as a hub for local gardeners and community activists pursuing racial and economic justice.