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  • ​A comment about the tragedy in the Mother Emanuel AME Church of Charleston, by Francisco Rodes


    I had asked my daughter if she would take me yesterday to a worship service in an African-American church. As we are in Atlanta, we decided to go to Ebenezer Church, where Martin Luther King was pastor. I had requested this because I could not leave this c More Info

  • Pastoral Perspectives: God Mend Thine Every Flaw, by James Lamkin


    Of all the lines in "America the Beautiful", my favorite is not about purple mountains or the fruited plain or waves of grain. It is not even about pilgrim feet. My favorite is a prayer: “God mend thine every fl More Info

  • An Invitation to Wage Peace, by G.J. Tarazi


    Waging Peace is a call to action! True peace can be achieved only if distributive justice exists. And, God calls us to do justice. Doing justice in the birthplace of our Lord has been challenging. Even though this 67-year conflict is relatively young, ther More Info

  • Remembering Michelle Tooley, by Rick Axtell


    Rick Axtell, a fellow Jeff Street Baptist Church member, delivered this tribute at Michelle Tooley's memorial service on June 16, 2015. More Info

  • Voices: The Beautiful Tapestry, by Paul Hood-Patterson


    I grew up in a church culture that had different levels of opportunities for men and women to serve God. As a Southern Baptist I was raised to believe that women were not meant for all church leadership — especially not as a senior pastor. I remember being More Info

  • Faith Leaders Launch “Tale of Two States,” Handgun Purchaser Licensing Campaign, at National Cathedr


    Faith Leaders Launch “Tale of Two States,” Handgun Purchaser Licensing Campaign, at National Cathedral More Info