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  • Voices: On Holy Ground, by Kristin Adkins Whitesides


    Interviews. New church positions. Divorces. Marriages. Babies. Health scares and difficult diagnoses. My clergy group has been together through many different seasons. And through all these various experiences we have held each other. We have lit candles t More Info

  • Voices: The Grace of the Open Table, by Molly Brummett Wudel


    I grew up in a moderate Baptist church. And we, like many Baptist congregations, had communion once a quarter and for special liturgical occasions. We took communion sitting in pews with Chiclet-shaped crackers and shot glasses of grape juice. I loved the More Info

  • Update from Community for Justice for the Homeless


    The Community for Justice for the Homeless met at the 2016 annual gathering in St. Louis. More Info

  • Report from Pursuing Peace and Strengthening Presence, by GJ Tarazi


    I had the privilege of representing the Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace (PCAP) at the “Pursuing Peace and Strengthening Presence: The Atlanta Summit of Churches in the USA and the Holy Land,” which was hosted by President Jimmy Carter and held More Info

  • Gratitude for the Festival of Young (Women) Preachers, by Paula Dempsey


    Encouragement, hope, friendship and support were the gifts of the Festival of Young (Women) Preachers held at Eden Theological Seminary in advance of annual gathering 2016. More Info

  • Reflecting on Bearing Courage: Rooted in Hope, by Courtney Pace


    The theme for this year’s gathering was “Bearing Courage, Rooted in Hope.” Throughout the meeting, panelists, speakers, workshop leaders, and community organizers facilitated honest, rich discussions of race, gender, sexuality, the environment, poverty, ed More Info