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Meet Angela, Start Praying

Meet the first-named African slave and join your prayers with the 2019 Angela Project.

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Christians Against Christian Nationalism

Join these Baptists and other Christian leaders standing up against Christian Nationalism

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Women Clergy in the Early Church

Women in the Early Church leading Worship

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Pathways

Mark's final blog from his Sabbatical journey.

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Upon Returning

The transition from sabbatical and back to work begins July 8th, with a heart full of incredible experiences from the past 8 weeks.

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Notes on Mark's Sabbatical Blog.

You are warmly invited to share the sights, reflections, and events of Mark's summer sabbatical.

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A Sabbatical Pilgrimage

My sabbatical journey will take me to Providence, Rhode Island, and Dublin, Ireland as I think about the experience of Christian pilgrimage. 

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How Long O Lord?

Attacks upon houses of worship erode the safety, comfort, and wisdom we have discovered in them....

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Cultivating and Letting Go

The theme for our observation of Lent this year is “Cultivating and Letting Go.”   It reminds us of the simple arithmetic of spiritual progress.  We move forward upon the challenging path of Christian maturity by the negative forces and habits we are willing to abandon and the positive forces and habits we are determined to put in their place.

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Under This Name

A naming controversy over an infamous bridge in Alabama is an appropriate location to reflect upon the polarities that divide us. American is stretched and pulled by the unavoidable differences arising from our cultural, racial, historical and personal experiences. We are cut off by our past and the hidden truths we refuse to acknowledge or the shame we are too frightened to confront. Distance and denial walk happily hand-in-hand when there’s little motivation to reach across the divide that separates the human family....read more at my blog

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