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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

'Test of Faith: Signs, Serpents, Salvation'


On Manhattan's Upper West Side, a church-run soup kitchen has become 'A Taste of Heaven,' with its own innovative worship service and a celebratory meal. It's what outreach can be when the church listens to those it is trying to reach.


The systems that will sustain congregations will need the mindsets of adventurers, investors and catalysts working together, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.

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The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was never a solitary, mythical figure during the civil rights movement, and people involved in the struggle today should not look for such a leader. Instead, we should look for the leader within and the leaders all around us, who emerge from the ground up, says the dean of the faculty at Christian Theological Seminary.

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A documentary photographer discusses her award-winning photos of Pentecostal serpent handlers, her struggles after witnessing -- and photographing -- one pastor's death, and how the project has changed her life and work.

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A priest and his congregation reached out to the community to help save their popular after-school literacy program.

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Christian institutions must recruit more widely, train in different disciplines and equip emerging leaders to thrive, writes the pastor of Manhattan Bible Church.

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