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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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.
Pastors must present a more gripping vision of a beloved community to steer congregants away from the lies of Christian nationalism, says an author and activist.
Debt is a crushing issue for many in our congregations, but creative churches are offering a path to freedom, a pastor writes.
With a curriculum based in the works of Black intellectuals and creatives, a Baptist pastor helps white participants consider racism as they haven’t before.
Libby Davis Manning, her husband and a friend tend to the beehives on her Indiana farm. Photos courtesy of Libby Davis Manning
“Terroir,” the word for the local environmental factors that give a particular wine or honey its distinctive flavor, can be applied to ministry, writes the director of the Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program.