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  • 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

  • Faith Formation: ​Have you ever cheated on your taxes or your spouse? by Kenneth J. Meyers


    Have you ever cheated on your taxes or your spouse? Have you ever disregarded systemic homelessness or human trafficking? How long has it been since your church or faith community engaged in a conversation of ethics, both personal and systemic? There is no More Info

  • Practicing Congregation: Beloved, Let Us Love One Another, by Tim Moore


    Several years ago I was part of a group that commissioned a study on the declining number of young people entering seminary. The study revealed several causes for this drop. One caught my eye. It was the way churches treated their pastors, or more precisel More Info

  • A Minister to Ministers, by Malu Fairley


    I have often stated that it took me three years to say Y E S to God while at Candler School of Theology. Since as early as I can remember I have had a great love affair with God, the Divine realm and God’s creation. Yet, I have never been real “churched”— More Info