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  • Who Stole the “E” Word? by Kenneth J. Meyers


    The “E” word has been stolen! This stolen term and its meaning generated aspirations for some churches and guilt for others in days gone by. The ensuing actions or lack thereof sullied the intent. Now progressive Christianity shuns the “E” word and conserv More Info

  • Fire in the Wilderness: Killing Jesus and Saving the Church, a Holy Week Manifesto, by Jeff Hood


    I don't really like going to church. There are some ministers who love the mystery and majesty of it all no matter what. Not me. I am so tired of the modern presentation of Jesus that I have mentally and spiritually dropped out. Week after week, church lea More Info

  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: “Barbara Mandingo Kelly Annual Peace Poetry Awards”


    Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: "Barbara Mandingo Kelly Annual Peace Poetry Awards" More Info

  • Voices: Experimenting with Jazz, by J. Lee Hill, Jr.


    Over the course of the last few months I have been exploring the intersection of jazz and Christian worship. It has been an interesting time of experimentation in the life a progressive liberal Baptist minister in southern California. My congregation and I More Info

  • Peace and Planet update


    This April, in the days before most of the world’s governments meet at the United Nations for the month-long Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, thousands of people from around the world will mobilize to de More Info

  • Lenten Reflections by Ministry Partners: Palm Sunday, by Katie Cook


    Our lectionary texts for today are extremely familiar. Most of our churches act out Jesus’triumphal entry into Jerusalem in our Palm Sunday worship. We love the pageantry and the anticipation of Holy Week and Easter More Info