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  • Sacred Stories: Luke 13:10-17


    When you become a pastor of a church it takes time to learn the traditions of that group. In my first job as a pastor I encountered one tradition that I wanted to know more about. The church was small enough that each person could be recognized on their bi More Info

  • A Simple Act, by Micah Furlong


    Sweat dripped from my forehead as I drove my pitchfork into the deep, black soil. Two smiling faces look on, prepared to move the wheelbarrow I was filling to the nearby beds. A blonde preteen boy with a smirk full of braces explained his desire to pursue More Info

  • Practicing Congregation: Watch Your Language, by Tim Moore


    When I was growing up if a parent said, “watch your language,” it was probably because a curse word just popped out of your mouth. Today, it’s the Church that should watch its language, but not because curse words are streaming from church steeples. Though More Info

  • From Creation Care to Earth Justice, by Betsy Sowers


    Like our Alliance Partners, Old Cambridge Baptist Church is a peace and justice congregation. We’ve sought to follow Jesus, who transformed individual lives, and challenged the principalities and powers. But for a long time, cr More Info

  • Ordinary Stories: Churches Stuck in the Modernity Mode Story, by Ken Meyers


    It is strange sitting in the pew when I am not preaching or teaching somewhere. After 36 years facing the congregation in the chancel space, I am now a Kierkegaard “actor” in the congregation. I love it. Occasionally I drift out of the worship drama into t More Info

  • Tell Me, by Demi “Day” McCoy


    Look at me. Look at me, copper brown body, sun kissed skin, Look at me, small and slim. Look at me, young woman. Look at me, artist. More Info