Joyce Hollyday is a co-founder and co-pastor of Circle of Mercy, an ecumenical congregation in Asheville, North Carolina. She is the author of several books, including Clothed with the Sun: Biblical Women, Social Justice, and Us and Then Shall Your Light Rise: Spiritual Formation and Social Witness. She was a founding member of Witness for Peace, a grassroots organization committed to nonviolence and led by faith and conscience. She was formerly the Associate Editor for Sojourners.
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All of Us Are Sinners
On May 12, 1982, Thony Green woke about dawn to put on the coffee at the Open Door Community in Atlanta.
We could not, so help us God, do otherwise
Touchstones of Remembrance
"Can we make this a ritual?" my then-9-year-old niece asked me.
Finding a Way Out of the Brokenness
The assistant district attorney cleared the courtroom, while two sheriff's deputies searched the defendant. He was known to own 13 guns.
The Extraordinary Within the Ordinary
When Poverty is the Landscape
Invitations to Faith and Freedom
Grace Like a Balm
Anne Morrison Welsh remembers every detail of that day 30 years ago.
A Celebration of Friendship
'Yesterday, it was like fire on glass," says Mary Etta of the sunrise we missed. We had missed them all.