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  • 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

  • Voices: Break the Silence, by Molly Brummett Wudel

    Six years ago on Juneteenth, I sat in a township outside Cape Town, South Africa, learning more deeply the history of slavery, apartheid and oppression immersed in a place where I was no longer the majority but minority. That night, I wrote, “Why is it t More Info

  • ​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