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In WikiWorship, Church Members Help Edit the Sermon
Originally Posted: 03/14/2014 - 2:09pm | Type: Blog

Turning part of the message over to church members is the concept behind a new worship model called WikiWorship. Turning part of the message over to church members is the concept ...

Ellen Davis Unearths an Agrarian View of the Bible
Originally Posted: 10/30/2013 - 1:38pm | Type: Blog

With her gray hair tied neatly in a bun and her wire-rimmed glasses perched thoughtfully on her nose, Ellen Davis looks the part of a distinguished Bible scholar. With her gray ha ...

Baptist-Hindu Couple Write How-to Book on Interfaith Marriage
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 12:49pm | Type: Blog

Growing up Baptist, J. Dana Trent heard plenty of warnings about interfaith romance. Growing up Baptist,  J. Dana Trent  heard plenty of warnings about interfaith romance. Ma ...

Billy Graham’s Legacy Fading ‘Into the Mists of History’
Originally Posted: 10/01/2013 - 2:29pm | Type: Blog

We gathered at Billy Graham’s alma mater over three days to explore his ministry’s place in American history and chronicle its meaning for the future. It was a fascinating conversation, and poignant, too, as G ...

Eco-Tragedies and Reconciliation in a Broken World
Originally Posted: 07/13/2012 - 12:30pm | Type: Blog

I was expecting something special, but internally I was hedging from being disappointed by yet another overhyped Christian event that falls short of its promise. Rest and renew ...

What Does it Mean to 'Forgive Us Our Debts as We Forgive Our Debtors?'
Originally Posted: 07/25/2011 - 8:50am | Type: Blog

Smack dab in the middle of the Lord’s Prayer, obscured by old translations and otherworldly assumptions, is a radical cry for Jubilee justice “And forgive us our debts, as we al ...

One Pastor's Journey to America
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

[<strong>Editors' Note</strong>: <em>This month, Sojourners and Christians for Comprehensive Immigration Reform will be featuring "The Stories of Immigration" blog series. ...

Come Together to Combat Torture
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Duke Divinity School is hosting an inter-faith conference on torture from March 25 to 26, with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), the Duke Human Rights Center, and the North C ...

Preaching on Truth and Conscience
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/conscientious-objection/" target="_blank"></a>This series written by Logan Mehl-Laituri for God's Politics focuses on selective c ...

Bad Theology in the House of Representatives
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<p style="text-align: left;">Wednesday morning I listened to a House Judiciary Committee <a href="http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/294531-1">hearing on "The Ethical Imper ...

The Gulf Spill Brings Christians to Lament
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

In early June, a week-long gathering at the <a href="http://divinity.duke.edu/reconciliation/index.html">Center for Reconciliation</a> at Duke Divinity School brought together a diverse g ...

Imagining a New American Church Response to Immigration
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

This week, a group of 150 Christian leaders committed to the ministry of reconciliation in their churches, communities, schools, and organizations gathered at Duke Divinity School to explore how th ...

Searching for Community in a Hyper-Mobile Culture
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

My friend Joe told me the story of relocating his family to be part of a church that takes community seriously. My friend Joe told me the story of relocating his family to be part ...

Risking Ourselves for Peace
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

I'm a big fan of iTunesU, and I usually try to listen to informative podcasts on long drives, since I can't read and drive simultaneously. I'm a big fan of iTunesU, ...