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New And Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh A New Season A New Season Hitting midlife can bring angst, lots of it. Dale Hanson Bourke’ ...

A Farm Grows In Brooklyn
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 3:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

om Philpott In a neglected neighbourhood, kids are growing produce and raising a community. Wander into Brookl ...

God's Beloved
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Thanks to Brian McLaren for his essay “decoding” the “kingdom of God” (“Found in Translation,” March 2006), and offe ...

Covenant for A New America
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Poverty solutions that transcend ideology. Last fall, Hurricane Katrina opened a window of awarene ...

Everything he touched turned to community
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:53am | Type: Magazine Article

Daniel Charles Whether founding schools or fixing toilets, Nelson good embodied community and faithful living. ...

Mountain Defender
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:15am | Type: Magazine Article

Beth Newberry With fierce faith, Julia Bonds works to save the land and people of West Virginia. ...

Extreme Community
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter A glimpse of grace and abundance from - of all things - reality TV. What makes a ...

Creating the Beloved Community
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Charles Marsh An excerpt of the book: The Beloved Community John Perkins was an early leader i ...

We Are Still Here
Originally Posted: 07/28/2014 - 8:48am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mark Betz The largest gathering of American Indians in U.S. history ...

Words To Live By
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Maxwell In telling their stories, guests at the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen feast on divine mystery. ...

The Power of the Word
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Reading passionately isn't about escaping reality, but about plunging further into it. T ...

The Story Preceded Us
Originally Posted: 08/29/2014 - 9:59am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum An interview with Paul Elie on faith, writing, and the "School of the Holy Ghost." ...

The Challenge of Community
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susannah Hunter A year of voluntary service has become a rite of passage for thousands of socially conscious young Christians. ...

Bowling Outside the Lines
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone 'If Buddhism helps them, so be it, but maybe they just need to be better Christians or better Jews.' ...

Herding Butterflies
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Catherine Meeks What does it take to create community? A calm and tender manner isn't a bad place to start. ...

The Indwelling Word
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Eric DeBode The Word on the Street has the potential to be a book about two theologians who volunteer at a soup kitchen, feel good about ...

Only Jerks Allowed
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice If those who know me really knew me, what would they think of me? There is much talk these days abo ...

Choosing the Better Part
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 10:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice With our family's move last year from urban Jackson, Mississippi, to small-town Vermont, I exchanged the blackest state f ...

Four Spiritual Laws of Gen X
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 10:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Rocky Kidd Little Calumet Christian Fellowship is the first Mennonite church in North America to intentionally form a Generation X congre ...

Surviving Together
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carter Echols Y2K as a call to community. ‘All organizations should be developing back-up, or contingency, pla ...

'Tis a Gift to Be Simple
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kelley E. Evans cup in a tiny, single-serving French press. Some mornings I rush out of the house and leave the coffee-making for someone ...

Healers of the Breach
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Brent Coffin Sam Herring Urban churches bridge barriers of neighborhood, class, and rac ...

The Daily Grace of Give and Take
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle The final column of a six-year run gives the author permission to write in the first person, wouldn't you say? ...

Leaven in the Loaf
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kevin Clarke Bethel New Life creates a place for God's people on Chicago's West Side. The three men ...

The One Constant Is Change
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Sojourners Community Sojourners Community It was both a blessing and an opportunity to mee ...

Farewell
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday Once upon a time, I lived on a farm in the mountains of western North Carolina. I had a garden...of sorts. ...

Local Work on a National Problem
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Communities pitch in to help people out of poverty. While government officials claim that welfare ...

Pax Christi Pilgrims
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 8:20am | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle A unique faith community gathered recently in Washington, D.C., to celebrate its Silver Jubilee. A ...

High Stakes in School
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle School in all of its dimensions inevitably marks our later efforts at community living. Sch ...

The Difference Between a Community and a Cult
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle (Columns, Community, Life in Community) Community ...

All Economics Is Local
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle Ecumenism will happen not so much as a result of doctrinal discussions, but through real-life activities on behalf of a sufferi ...

His Life Dilemma
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 9:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle The many communities that Father Jim Healy served during 35 years as a Catholic priest came together recently at his memorial ...

A Special Community
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle For the first time in memory, the Latino community took to the streets of Washington, D.C., in large numbers on October 12, 199 ...

The Breaking of Bread (Luke 24)
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 5:52am | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle A recent survey, taken in a school for upper-middle-class American children, surfaced a startling statistic. ...

A Community of Nations
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 8:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle A visit to the United Nations stimulates reflections and emotions regarding humanity's striving for community. ...

The International Community
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 2:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle Catholic religious congregations these days find themselves in uncharted waters as they increasingly move toward international ...

An Open Circle of Love
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle One can only marvel at couples who successfully manage life in community alongside their own needs as spouses. ...

Back Yard Community
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 8:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller once criticized Little League baseball for its interference in children's spontaneous pla ...

The Choice of God's People
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle Sojourners has invaded cyberspace. Or perhaps it's the other way around. Sojourners has inva ...

When the Music Stops
Originally Posted: 09/19/2014 - 10:51am | Type: Magazine Article

David A. Wade Every year, at our family reunion, one more seat of memories and laughter is empty. Every year, ...

Community.Com
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 2:19pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Sabath Last year I participated in an intensive, nine-month workshop called "Working From the Heart." I wanted to integrate ...

A Celebration of Friendship
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 9:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday 'Yesterday, it was like fire on glass," says Mary Etta of the sunrise we missed. We had missed them all. ...

A Revolution From Within
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Small groups and the renewal of the church. Christian cell groups are building blocks of t ...