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Practice Justice

Through mutual relationships with the neighbors among whom they’re hosted, Christian communities need to join in acts of compassion, justice, and reconciliation as a witness to the ministry of Jesus—particularly in places of suffering and despair.

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Love at the Margins

Love at the Margins

God’s invitation to truly see the people around us
Bonhoeffer’s Challenge

Bonhoeffer’s Challenge

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Three ways we’re called to deepen discipleship in an age of division
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Living into the Kingdom of Shalom

Committing to the way of justice and love
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Signposts on the Road to Survival

Navigating changing terrain in the climate crisis
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The Urgency of Loving Others

Why Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s ideas of personhood matter today
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Resilience as Imagination

When life knocks us down, imagination can help us get back up.
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Questioning Our Ethics

Leaning into lament, while scrutinizing our stances.
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All The Whosoevers

Are we ready to welcome everyone who enters our churches?
Guide for the Perplexed: Writing a letter to the editor

How Faithful People Write Letters to the Editor 

Speak publicly without being partisan
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BE:the Church

You can't be unchurched or overchurched, when YOU'RE the church
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Rural Innovation Looks Like

Connecting, Cooperating, and Collaborating
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A Curious Stance Towards Traditions

Re-considering why the congregation does what we do
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Bishop Curry’s “We Shall Overcome” Sermon

Preaching hope at the Festival of Homiletics
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Trauma in the Biblical Text

Reading Genesis with a focus on trauma and gender
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The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Us

Advocacy is about caring about the world around us
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Connecting Race, Faith, and Mental Health

How BIPOC members of Gen Z combine these identities
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Hunger, Advocacy, and Lent

What will lead you into the “heart work” of this season?
The Cycle-Breaking Creativity of Forgiveness

The Cycle-Breaking Creativity of Forgiveness

Letting go of certainty for love's sake

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