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Even though everyone has the right to an education, we take literacy and education for granted in the U.S. In many Central American countries, however, literacy rates are low at approximately 75 percent. […] Read More

When addressing sexual assault in Southern Baptist churches, victims don’t have a safe place to speak; leaders abuse their power and remain unaccountable. Perhaps Anabaptists can teach us the right way to respond. […] Read More

Dear Public Schools: You are a place where people who look different and think different and act different and believe different can come together every day to be together and learn together and learn to be together. […] Read More

The path to unity lies not in Christians from various denominations converting each other, but in each of us living the gospel more faithfully so as to grow closer to each other in Christ. […] Read More

There are no TV cameras. There is no celebrity. The Dow Jones doesn’t rise and fall based on ministry to neighborhood kids. But your church makes a difference with a half-full attitude when you minister to your public schools. […] Read More

Patterns of worship and ministry continually evolve in response to the currents of culture and emerging understandings of the faith pilgrimage. No matter how the Christian community evolves, here are seven thoughts to consider. […] Read More

Although public schools do not advance religion nor are they hostile to it, many misconceptions exist about religion in public schools. Here are five ways America’s public schools protect everyone’s religious liberty. […] Read More

A few generations ago, Sunday School and related programs began to lose their centrality for the nurturing task within church fellowships. Today, prospects for a thriving future of healthy churches are not promising. […] Read More

By Paul Beasley-Murray – Not all retired ministers feel welcomed when they try to settle in a local church. Most feel God still has a call on their lives. Here’s how your church can help them find outlets for their gifts and experience. […] Read More

A lot of bad information is out there about Islam. How can you separate the good from the bad? To reclaim the discourse about Islam in the church, these 3 pointers will help you find sources motivated by love, not fear or anger. […] Read More