5 Ways You Can Pray for the President, Other Leaders
5 Ways You Can Pray for the President, Other Leaders

By: Barry Howard
Praying for a leader doesn't mean you affirm that leader's policies or character. It means you affirm the power of God in providing guidance and to intercede for that leader to be receptive to God's direction.

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4 Ways to Handle Political Tensions in Your Church
4 Ways to Handle Political Tensions in Your Church

By: Doyle Sager
The November election is over, and there's no more political tension in your church, right? If that's what you were hoping, you discovered those tensions morphed into something new. Here's how you can deal with it.

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'Hidden Figures'
'Hidden Figures'

By: Michael Parnell
For a window into our nation's larger history and the role that three extraordinary African-American women played in the space program, "Hidden Figures" is stellar. (Photo: 20th Century Fox)

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Praying for Your Elected Officials: A Subversive Idea
Praying for Your Elected Officials: A Subversive Idea

By: Bobby Dagnel
Will you pray for President Donald Trump during his presidency? If not, then you will have become derelict in one of the most significant and strategic of our Christian duties.

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The Most Powerful Thing You Can Do for POTUS
The Most Powerful Thing You Can Do for POTUS

By: Frank Lewis
Praying for our newly elected president - and encouraging others to do so - may be the most powerful thing you can do to practice civic leadership and engagement in a divided community.

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3 Lessons to Help You Engage News, Social Media
3 Lessons to Help You Engage News, Social Media

By: Dawn Hood-Patterson
The animosity of 2016's political campaigns and election led to a point where I had to cut ties from social media for six months. Here are three tactics I learned to help me engage the news more effectively.

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Dr. King's Influence on Theological Education
Dr. King's Influence on Theological Education

By: Emmanuel McCall
In a culture that valued both the importance of emotion and pulpit oratory, Martin Luther King Jr. brought theological reflection and the ability to show how the gospel related to social action and justice issues.

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Standing on the Shoulders of Unnamed Heroes
Standing on the Shoulders of Unnamed Heroes

By: Colin Harris
For Martin Luther King Jr., the heroes of the civil rights movement were the unnamed thousands who endured taunts and threats as they called us to live out our creed. This holiday is a tribute to them too.

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What King Taught Us About How To See One Another
What King Taught Us About How To See One Another

By: Alan Cross
As we remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., we remember that King did not just call us to come together. Rather, he challenged the reasons why we were apart in the first place.

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'Fences'
'Fences'

By: Michael Parnell
August Wilson's play, "Fences," is lovingly brought to the screen by actor and director Denzel Washington. This film features some of the best performances of the decade. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)

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Like King, I Have a Dream - For the Church
Like King, I Have a Dream - For the Church

By: Jim Hill
I have a dream that one day white Christians will have the courage to lead a nation to have an honest conversation about racism and white privilege. I have a dream that conversation will lead our nation to begin to heal.

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Stepping Into a Journey Toward Reconciliation
Stepping Into a Journey Toward Reconciliation

By: Charles Cheek
Not long ago, neighbors gathered on front porches to freely exchange ideas to bring about change. We've lost sight of that in our isolated society. But we can gather again on the "front porch" for justice.

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Prophetic Priests and Priestly Prophets
Prophetic Priests and Priestly Prophets

By: Guy Sayles
While the priest's work is primarily within the church and the prophet's focus is most often beyond it, we're living in times when these distinctions are breaking down.

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To Combat Hate, Churches Must Be Extremists for Love
To Combat Hate, Churches Must Be Extremists for Love

By: Mark Tidsworth
Perhaps the most disturbing development in 2016 was watching the forces, rhetoric and actions of hate escalate. To deal with the hate movement, churches need to become love extremists.

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King Distinguished Between Segregating, Segregated Churches
King Distinguished Between Segregating, Segregated Churches

By: Zach Dawes
Many churches remain predominantly black or white, but Martin Luther King Jr. reminded us of the difference between segregated and segregating churches. MLK Jr. Day services offer an opportunity to integrate.

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