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There are multiple options on the table at the special meeting of the top legislative body for the 12.6-million-member global denomination. [Read More]
One person told me, "It's the first time I've been in a church for 30 years, since that day." [Read More]
"It's time for pervasive change," said SBC president J. D. Greear. [Read More]
My friend adjusted his hospital bed. Then he said his final words. [Read More]
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11 pastors and theologians weigh in... [Read More]
What does it mean to own something, like a winter coat? [Read More]
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"We're going to do what it takes," says co-pastor Gloria White-Hammond, "to be our sister's keeper." [Read More]
J. Edgar Hoover's influence was even farther reaching than we know. [Read More]
The German pastor opposed Hitler—eventually. [Read More]
"The history of a church," one member wrote in an old scrapbook I found, is "an unfolding pageant of life." [Read More]
In 1961, Margaret Flory started a new kind of mission program. [Read More]
Matt and Adam invite Laurel Koepf Taylor to talk children, ministry, and the new Fred Rogers documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor? [Read More]
Standing at the graveside with the last lingering family members, time seems thick. [Read More]
The Holocaust survivor's response to suffering was to create joyful children's books. [Read More]
Our old, clerical ways cannot be redeemed. [Read More]
Muslims have become a totem in the culture war. But we have our own ideas. [Read More]
Debra Granik's film is a masterful familial drama—and much more. [Read More]
A well-placed wisecrack can pull the mighty down from their thrones. [Read More]
It is the church's work. [Read More]
Amid rising homelessness, congregations are building affordable housing. [Read More]
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