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Deconstructing God's Mission
Originally Posted: 08/11/2014 - 12:37pm | Type: Blog

All people in all places are missionaries, for all people in all places participate within a particular mission in some shape or form. Missionaries are as diverse as the human community itself. ...

Smiles from the Inside
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 9:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Lynne Hybels The Za'atari refugee camp is the fourth largest city in Jordan. I'M DREAMING. Ten youn ...

The Problem with Exercise Plans and Miracle Cures
Originally Posted: 02/25/2014 - 4:12pm | Type: Blog

Besides giving dubious health claims street cred, the Internet allows self-appointed gurus to spread an insidious social hierarchy, in which health becomes the measure of one’s willpower, smarts, and achieveme ...

Breaking the Silence: The Growing Faith Movement to End Sexual Violence
Originally Posted: 05/30/2013 - 2:30pm | Type: Blog

This is the beautiful side of breaking the silence. And as more advocates plant signposts in the church’s swamp of sexual violence, the muddiest waters are beginning to recede. ...

Inspired by Faith
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 8:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Curt Devine "I never imagined humanity could be stripped from a person like that." KRISTIN HART pla ...

The Cost of 'Perverted' Preaching
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Lynne Hybels We're seeing a slow but sustainable transformation of cultural attitudes toward gender and sex. ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 9:58am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Pursuing Justice: The Call to Live & Die for Bigger Things by Ken Wytsma / Girl Rising / Summoned from the Margin: Homec ...

From the Archives: March-April 1999
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 10:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Jennifer Jean Casolo 'If Not Us, Who?' IN A CROWDED auditorium [in Honduras after Hurricane Mitch] ...

The Circle of Life
Originally Posted: 01/07/2014 - 11:14am | Type: Magazine Article

Nyambura J. Njoroge Adapted from "Women as Compassionate Champions: The Doers and the Leaders," by Nyambura J. Njorage, in Wome ...

Multiplying Loaves
Originally Posted: 01/07/2014 - 11:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Beth Newberry A small congregation in Kentucky demonstrates how your church may have more money—and power—than you think. ...

Stage Presence
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 11:01am | Type: Magazine Article

Jason Howard Kentucky theater company founder Cathy Rawlings lifts up black culture. THE CHOIR AT Lexington, ...

Breaking the Bubble Wrap
Originally Posted: 06/11/2012 - 9:10am | Type: Magazine Article

David M. Csinos and Brian D. McLaren We may be tempted to quarantine our children from the scary world out there—but it's better to ...

Gratitude for the 'Better Men'
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:42am | Type: Magazine Article

Lynne Hybels I'm grateful to the men who use their power, money, and influence on behalf of women. Recen ...

How I've Learned to Talk About Race
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

I confess: I used to cringe every time I heard the "R" word. I confess: I used to cringe every time I heard the "R" word. Growing up in suburban Atlanta, th ...

Paying Tribute to Global Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Style
Originally Posted: 01/11/2012 - 12:54pm | Type: Blog

<p style="margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span style="color: black;">In observance of <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Human-Trafficking-Awareness-Day-Global-Observation ...