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Trouble the Water: A Christian Resource for the Work of Racial Justice

What responsibility do churches have for the work of racial justice? What are the challenges of this work? How do we dismantle white privilege and white supremacy? How do we build coalitions to address the intersection of racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other injustices? How do we create communities of equality, justice-love, and peace? These are […]

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“Revisiting Re-Imagining,” by Dr. Sherry Jordon

In September of 1993 I first heard about Re-Imagining. A member of our Dallas Clergywomen’s group talked with excitement about her plans to attend the first Re-Imagining Conference scheduled for that November in Minneapolis. I liked the name “Re-Imagining” and the purpose of the conference—to explore theology from women’s experience. But I didn’t have the […]

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“Mobilizing Faith Communities,” Panel at the Alliance of Baptists Gathering

Among the inspiring presentations at the Alliance of Baptists Gathering was “Mobilizing Faith Communities,” led by panelists Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, president of Repairers of the Breach and pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, Goldsboro, North Carolina; Rev. Dr. Nancy E. Petty, board chair of Repairers of the Breach and pastor of Pullen Memorial Baptist […]

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Review of Intercultural Ministry: Hope for a Changing World by Dr. Robert Cornwall

  Many thanks to Dr. Robert Cornwall, pastor of Central Woodward Christian Church in Troy, Michigan, for this review of Intercultural Ministry. Most churches in North America, including my own, are mono-cultural. We are evidence of Martin Luther King’s observation that eleven o’clock on Sunday morning is the most segregated hour of the week. Many […]

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“Transformational Music for All Ages,” workshops at Alliance of Baptists Gathering

It’s been my joy to collaborate for 15 years with composer Larry E. Schultz, Minister of Music at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, on music that names Deity as female and male and more to support the foundational biblical truth that all people are created equally in the divine image (Genesis 1:27). […]

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