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Poet and writer Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros and her daughter, Brooklyn Yesenia Cisneros. Hinojosa-Cisneros says a story can be a thread between generations. Photo by Erasmo Cisneros
When the church uses storytelling, it becomes a shared space where each person is a part of history, writes a poet and author.
Christian leaders who want to respond faithfully to survivors of sexual misconduct can find guidance in a #MeToo toolkit and other resources.
In the preacher and former UMC bishop’s memoir, he reflects on his vocation and how God’s calling him changed his life.
Billy Graham’s method was as important as his message, historian Grant Wacker writes in his new book.
The podcast “Down the Wormhole” aims to make the discussion around science and religion more accessible to everyone.
Maria Liu Wong, dean of City Seminary, works on a project outside the City Seminary gallery in New York City. Artists wrap objects with crocheted and knitted patches -- a method called "yarn bombing." The yarn-bombed trees are dedicated to Manuel “Manny” Ortiz, a mentor of the author. Photo by Daniel John/CSNY
His longtime friend Manuel “Manny” Ortiz showed the director of City Seminary of New York the importance of not just leadership but friendship for the future of the urban church.
A Baptist pastor visits historic Jamestown and is struck not just by the horrors of slavery but by the resiliency of black Americans. It’s a story that’s important to know and to name, he writes.
Bungishabaku Katho, founder of the Jeremiah Center for Faith and Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photos courtesy of the Issachar Fund
Bungishabaku Katho is building the Jeremiah Center for Faith and Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a place to gather Christian leaders and promote reconciliation and restoration.
As we enter a new chapter in the life of the church, an author and professor works to answer the question: "How do we help those who no longer need a God encounter the living God in their lives?"