A small but determined Ohio congregation, still immersed in assessing considerable damage from an intense weekend windstorm that took down the church steeple, hopes the building collapse could eventually benefit the church’s ministry. It’s a story of recovery in every sense of the […]
Since 2003, people of faith from all traditions and walks of life have gathered to learn, worship, and speak out, on issues that impact us all, at Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD). This year’s event is April 24-27 in Washington, DC. The theme of the gathering is “Imagine! God’s […]
A few years ago, I posted something on my Facebook page that offended a friend from church. He responded vehemently.
from Week of Compassion Thinking about preparing your church for a disaster can be overwhelming. How can leaders begin such a big task with so many variables and unknowns? The best way to begin is simply to begin! Every step you take toward preparedness, even small steps, will help protect people […]
A federal judge has blocked a presidential executive order that allowed state and local governments to veto refugee resettlement in their jurisdictions.
Gilead Church Chicago lifts up the sacredness of the body through a theologically-informed pin-up calendar called Word & Flesh, which features images and stories of its congregants.