Religion News Service: Sarah Bessey and the late Rachel Held Evans co-founded the Evolving Faith conference, which is aimed at "wanderers, wonderers, and spiritual refugees." The gathering became in part a consolation for readers, friends and devotees of Evans, who died in May at 37.
Baptist News Global: Elaine, Arkansas, remains a place of hostile segregation, economic inequality, shuttered schools and businesses. Many black people, descendants of the 1919 massacre, still feel unsafe discussing the horrors of a century ago. This is not a site of settled reconciliation, write Wendell Griffen and Lauri Umanski.
New York Times: Raised in the black Baptist church, Booker has proudly spoken of his Christian faith. He has been just as outspoken in his pride about his Jewish knowledge, quoting Hebrew phrases and Talmudic passages with as much frequency as verses from the Christian Bible.
The Guardian: The rightwing Law and Justice party may be authoritarian and anti-LGBT, but its welfare programs have transformed the lives of low-income Poles.
Stanford Social Innovation Review: An excerpt from "Driving Innovation From Within: A Guide for Internal Entrepreneurs" examines how employees catalyze innovation from within organizations.