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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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Creativity in Parenting

5 Ways to Increase Creativity in Parenting

Being parents of four girls, we know that there is no magic formula, no one-size-fits-all, and no secret parenting nugget to guarantee that everything will come up rainbows. Parenting is a wonderfully awkward state of being we are thrust into one day with no maturity standard police, no service hour requirements, no background checks, no …

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Jerry Root & Mark Neal

The Imagination of C.S. Lewis with Jerry Root & Mark Neal

Jerry Root is a graduate of Whittier College and Talbot Graduate School of Theology at Biola University and received his Ph.D. from the Open University in England. He has written many books on C.S. Lewis and has lectured on Lewis at 61 universities in 8 countries. He is the Associate Director of the Institute for …

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Vincent Bacote

Discipleship & Public Life with Vincent Bacote

Dr. Vincent Bacote Associate Professor of Theology and Director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics at Wheaton College (IL). He is the author of The Political Disciple: A Theology of Public Life. He lives in Glen Ellyn, IL with his wife and two daughters. KW: Why do you think Christians in America feel they need permission …

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Morality

Why Morality Belongs in the Justice Conversation

Why Morality Belongs in our Justice Conversation “The temptation of this age is to look good without being good.”[1] Brennan Manning Justice requires more than wanting to change the world, but being willing to change ourselves along with it. The word “morality” seems to have fallen on hard times these days. It is often taken …

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Graduate Education in America

The State of Graduate Education in America

Part 1 in an ongoing series We need to take a fresh look at the purpose of graduate education. Why do more than three million people in the United States pursue a post-baccalaureate degree each year? Actually, let’s start with why those three million people shouldn’t be pursuing graduate studies. You shouldn’t pursue an education …

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C. Christopher Smith

C. Christopher Smith on the Slow Church Movement

C. Christopher Smith is a member of the Englewood Christian Church community on the urban Near Eastside of Indianapolis. He is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books and co-author of Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus. He is currently finalizing a book with the tentative title Reading for the Common Good. KW: What …

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