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Burying the Hatchet (Almost Literally)
Originally Posted: 06/20/2014 - 7:35pm | Type: Blog

In time, the issues that seem to be “church dividing” may well be seen as inconsequential — just as we scratch our heads about people defending their church with axes almost 150 years ago. In Pella, it was cle ...

Reformation Day and You(2): Reformed and Always Reforming
Originally Posted: 11/01/2011 - 8:58am | Type: Blog

When I was ordained as a "Minister of Word and Sacrament" in the Reformed Church in America, a denomination that began in 1628, I imagined that I was being ordained to a church that was "reform ...

Report from the Global Christian Forum in Indonesia: Day Four, Healing Memories
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth in a week-long series of reports from the Global Christian Forum in Manado, Indonesia filed by Wes Granberg-Michaelson, the former General Secretary of the Reform ...

Moving South: Day Three at the Global Christian Forum in Indonesia
Originally Posted: 05/23/2013 - 3:26pm | Type: Blog

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a week-long series of reports from the Global Christian Forum in Manado, Indonesia filed by Wes Granberg-Michaelson, the former General Secretary of the Reforme ...

A Tribute to Mark O. Hatfield
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Mark O. Hatfield's political witness shaped a whole generation of students, teachers, pastors, and social activists in the evangelical community and beyond. Mark O. Hat ...

I Am Fasting So People Don't Go Hungry
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

In the tradition of the church, the season of <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/lent/" target="_blank">Lent</a> was observed through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. ...