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When Celebrating MLK Day, Don’t Forget Coretta Scott King

By Hannah McMahan | January 18, 2019

Had it not been for the visionary and tireless advocacy of Coretta Scott King, we would not have Martin Luther King Jr. Day. She fought for justice her entire life and had the vision to bring us this day.

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As Their Numbers Increase, Women Ministers’ Time Has Come

By Sian Murray Williams | January 18, 2019

While the number of women applying for and exercising accredited ministry in Great Britain has steadily grown, many never set out to explore God’s calling of them. But the time for change has surely come.

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The Flaw in Many Current Arguments for Women in Ministry

By Beth Allison-Glenny | January 15, 2019

Arguing that women bring complementary gifts and styles to that of men continues to define women’s ministry in relation to men. Women should be in ministry simply because God calls them to be there.

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Behind the Bars | What’s Missing in Criminal Justice System

By David Balkum | January 14, 2019

Why should we punish people? The criminal justice system has followed four reasons for incarcerating criminals: deterrence, rehabilitation, retribution and incapacitation. But there’s an often overlooked fifth reason. Restoration.

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Baptist, Catholic Delegations Meet to Promote Christian Unity

By Steven Harmon and Avelino Gonzalez-Ferrer | December 26, 2018

Baptist and Catholic delegations met earlier this month to continue ecumenical conversations between the two groups.

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What Changed My Mind About Women Serving as Pastors

By Bill Rudd | January 2, 2019

Should women serve as pastors in churches? For 50-plus years, I was sincerely certain I knew the answer only to discover I’d been heading in the wrong direction. Here’s what finally burst the bubble I had been inhabiting.

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5 Suggestions to Help Turn Around the Environmental Crisis

By Jonathan Ingleby | December 21, 2018

If we’re going to turn around our environmental crisis, we can no longer leave it to scientists, corporations or government. We, as a society, must do a better job.

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Loving Your Spouse Who Was Sexually Abused as a Child

By Laura Landgraf | January 8, 2019

Being married to someone who survived sexual abuse as a child won’t be easy at times. You’ll learn what triggers post-traumatic stress for them. Here are 9 ways you can help your partner.

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The National Epidemic No One Wants to Talk About

By Laura Landgraf | December 18, 2018

Our nation has an epidemic. Child abuse affects one in three girls and one in five boys by the time they’re 18. It’s time we own this problem, sort out why we won’t discuss it and take action to rectify it.

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Why I Took My 2-Year-Old to a Global Interfaith Conference

By Kyle Tubbs | December 17, 2018

I was reared in far right-wing churches as a kid. When I attended the Parliament of the World’s Religions recently, I brought our 2-year-old to one day inspire him to listen to those who do not look or think like him.

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