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Race and Diversity

Promoting Race and Diversity in the Church

Not too long ago, I had an opportunity to talk with Leroy Barber (LB), co-founder of  The VOICES Project, and Aaron Graham (AG), Lead Pastor of The District Church in Washington, D.C., about their ideas on leading an organization, church, or other group toward a deeper, shared understanding of race and reconciliation. I value both highly for their own commitments […]

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Future Generations Burdened by Excessive Student Debt

Editor’s Note: Melissa is the Vice President of Development at Kilns College. By Guest Blogger: Melissa McCreery I came across this video while researching an entirely different topic for a different assignment. The New York Times video—coupled with an email I received from a prominent higher education journal inviting me to attend a seminar on Student Loan

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Community

It’s been a crazy few weeks! There have been a lot of amazing changes (like with World Relief NEXT that I will share about with Antioch on Sunday), a lot of cool beginnings (the five Fall classes at Kilns College) and a lot of challenges – I wish churches didn’t need money to operate! Anyway,

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Community

Brandon Reynolds, the Community Pastor at Antioch, shot me some numbers yesterday that he tallied after the launch of all the Community Groups at Antioch. There are 39 groups, or “pocket’s of community” as Brandon like’s to call it.  In those groups there are 428 in attendance.  That is 96% of the Sunday morning adult

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Community

This week is “Community” week at Antioch. In church, every week should be community week, but this one’s a little different as we’re launching 32 community groups and having a catered lunch by Aloho Cafe on Sunday after the service. Antioch has always had a tough time with Community and Small Groups, so Brandon Reynolds has

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Community

I’ve been thinking alot about community lately… Community is what always excited me most about being a church planter and moving to Bend. I told Tamara when we got married that I wanted to put down roots and find some people worth growing old together with. So I guess thinking about community means that I’m

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OIKOS

Time to jump on!!! Antioch has set up a new church networking hub through OIKOS. “Oikos” is Greek for ‘house’ or ‘home’ and is designed to bring a church community together through effective use of technology. There are a million ways we will be able to use Oikos, but the best way for me to

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