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Kwame Bediako teaching during daily devotions at the Akrofi-Christaller Institute. Still image from "Kwame Bediako: His Life and Legacy", a documentary by James Ault. Used with permission
The Ghanaian scholar insisted that Western theology is not central and normative, and spent his professional life dedicated to engaging with both Western and African theology, says his biographer.
Focusing conversations on “welcome” or “inclusion” is not enough; we need to learn from LGBTQ+ people and expand our understanding of community, a queer pastor says.
A return to in-person work brings the opportunity to make our offices more equitable, writes a communications specialist with Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
The Rev. Angela Khabeb speaks at a protest in George Floyd Square, an ongoing occupation protest at the site of Floyd's murder. Photos courtesy of Ingrid Rasmussen
Angela Khabeb and Ingrid Rasmussen: We need to figure out what healing looks like after the murder of George Floyd
One year since the protests of the murder of George Floyd rocked both Minneapolis and the world, two pastors in the center of the uprising reflect on the changes that have taken place.
Perceptions of how employees are treated, how decisions are made, and whose voices are heard all contribute to whether an organization is just. And that affects what it can achieve, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
After the Atlanta shooting took the lives of eight people, including six Asian women, many organizations released statements of solidarity with the Asian American community. That felt empty to many of us, says an author and worship leader.
Faith-based organizations are well-served when people know their concerns are welcome, writes an attorney in the nuclear power industry.
College students and young professionals gather at a home worship service hosted by Carey and Gannon Sims (upper left), the co-directors of a campus ministry in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Photos by Mike Morones
In a student ministry at the University of Mary Washington, two pastors have overseen the birth of several house churches by relying on the power of creativity and connection.
Alex Shea Will leads a hybrid worship service in the chapel of South Church, in Andover, MA. Photo courtesy of Alex Shea Will
Along with the hard lessons of the pandemic, churches have learned things that can make them healthier for clergy and congregants, a pastor writes.
Conspiracy theories are not new, but supporting people with loved ones engaged in them is a growing role for pastors, writes a United Methodist minister.