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An experience of love, by Mimi Walker

Posted on Dec 07, 2017

You can fall in love with a place. It's that combination of the people you met and the look, the feel, the temperature, the dampness of the air, the food and the smells. Then suddenly you realize you have fallen in love, and you don't want to leave.

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A huge leap of faith, by Daniel L. Newbold

Posted on Dec 07, 2017

Nothing short of great!
 
That's how I would describe my time in the Kansas City, Mo., area as a Summer Communities of Service (SCOS) intern for two months, and I credit the community at Englewood Baptist Church for making that experience such a positive one.

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Role Reversals, by Valerie R. Storms

Posted on Dec 07, 2017

Something odd happens when roles reverse in the family and the parent becomes more dependent like a child and the adult child becomes more like the parent.

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Connecting head and heart, by Malu Fairley

Posted on Dec 07, 2017

"You gotta feel to heal," I quipped to a student in supervision who had been initially reluctant to acknowledge his emotional pain.

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I'll be damned, by Stan Dotson

Posted on Dec 07, 2017

Kim and I arrived in Cuba roughly two weeks after Irma ravaged much of the island's northern coast, from Camagüey to Havana. The Category Five Hurricane left the entire country without power and many families without access to potable water for a week or more.

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RE-FORM-ATION

Posted on Dec 07, 2017

The 500th anniversary of Reformation came and went this past week. Martin Luther nailed 95 theses, or statements, on the Wittenberg Church door on All Hallows’ Eve in 1517, objecting to practices of the Roman Catholic Church. Luther could have never imagined what would happen. He only hoped to nudge the Church into reform. 

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Journey for Justice event challenges the Church to affirm the humanity of women

Posted on Nov 09, 2017

The matter of women leading the church centers on a set of justice issues, and at the top of that list is affirming humanity, Eileen Campbell-Reed told listeners at the opening of the two-day “Journey for Justice” conference held Nov. 5-6 in Central Kentucky.

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Alliance Regional Gathering

Posted on Oct 26, 2017

January regional gathering to focus on activism and change in American religion

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First Baptist Moorestown joins the Alliance

Posted on Oct 26, 2017

First Baptist Church of Moorestown, New Jersey – a church rooted in social justice and welcome – has voted unanimously join the Alliance of Baptists.

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Giving Tuesday

Posted on Oct 26, 2017

Show your support for the Alliance on Giving Tuesday by taking to social media.

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