In the premiere episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Bill Lamar talks with Amy Butler, the senior minister of The Riverside Church in the City of New York, about her experience in that historic pulpit.
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The author and activist tells how the religious right monopolized public faith and family values, and how Christians can change the conversation.
Christians must engage with their local church on immigration to move past politics and follow the Bible, the vice president of advocacy and policy at World Relief says.
Women in ministry benefit from seeing other women pastoring, says the lead researcher of the Flourishing in Ministry project. That’s why it’s important to witness and learn from the real experiences of women clergy.
The world is made up of people with differing opinions, the pastor of The Church Without Walls said. Yet it’s possible to be friends in the presence of love.
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.