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  • Faith Formation: Bible – “The Pope and Jeb Bush” by Kenneth J. Meyers

    Did you hear Pope Francis? “Jeb!” was all over it. Immediately following the released climate change encyclical from the Pope, presidential candidate Jeb Bush said that religion “ought to be about making us better as people, less about things [that] end up More Info

  • Remembering James Dunn, by Jim Hopkins

    James M. Dunn was a true Baptist. Thus, when he wrote and spoke he was always very careful not to claim to represent whole groups, communities or identities. He spoke as James Dunn, the Executive Director of the Baptist Joint Committee, not as James Dunn r More Info

  • Pastoral Perspectives: Imaginatively Faithful, by James Lamkin

    When asked if a new rendition of Sherlock Holmes was faithful to the original canon of stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, the producer of the new series replied, “It is imaginatively faithful.” That phrase stopped me midstride on a morning run. I paused the p More Info

  • Voices: God’s Eye is on the Sparrow, by Kristin Adkins Whitesides

    My 7-year-old son, Isaac found a sparrow with a missing wing the other night. He lovingly built it a habitat with our neighbors’ help and they fed and cared for the bird until we could take it to the wildlife center close by. On our way to the center, my y More Info

  • Fire in the Wilderness: Pushing into the Flames, by Jeff Hood

    The moisture forming in my eyes caused the screen to grow blurry. The emotion was so heavy that I was having difficulty comprehending the words. On June 23, 2014 around 5:30pm in Grand Saline, Texas, Rev. Charles Moore walked to the front of his car in the More Info

  • Like the Sound of Many Waters, by Daniel Willson

    One week after the murder of nine people in Charleston, S.C., it is difficult — if not impossible — to say anything that hasn’t been said already. Perhaps many of you, just like me, have spent hours in front of one screen or another watching, listening, re More Info