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Our October Issue: Atlanta’s Black Church
Our October Issue: Atlanta’s Black Church
Honoring hard-won progress while lamenting the costs of the struggle for justice.
Is Being Right Always the Right Thing?
Is Being Right Always the Right Thing?
Jesus and Peter teach us that correctness isn’t always a virtue.
Partner ContentWhat It Means to Be a Christian College in the Midst of Chaos
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What It Means to Be a Christian College in the Midst of Chaos
Colleges and seminaries face the aftermath of COVID-19
Little Christs or Little Caesars
Little Christs or Little Caesars
Faithfulness is not easy for the politically powerful.
The Kingdom of God and the Supreme Court of the United States
The Kingdom of God and the Supreme Court of the United States
Thoughts on the kingdom of God and the common good.
Atlanta Beyond MLK: How Black Christians Continue a Civil Rights Legacy
Atlanta Beyond MLK: How Black Christians Continue a Civil Rights Legacy
Generations take up the gospel work of becoming a beloved community.
The Black Church Is Atlanta’s Original Community Organizer
The Black Church Is Atlanta’s Original Community Organizer
Long before Raphael Warnock’s Senate run, the biblical call for freedom for the oppressed stirred Atlanta Christians to social action.
Racial Reconciliation Is Still a Dream for Atlanta Christians
Racial Reconciliation Is Still a Dream for Atlanta Christians
But church leaders think it’s worth the work to address longstanding divides.
How Black-Owned Businesses Bless Atlanta
How Black-Owned Businesses Bless Atlanta
Christian entrepreneurs promote a new economic narrative in a city plagued by wealth gaps.
Preach What You Practice
Preach What You Practice
Decades ago, theologian Paul Jewett modeled moves white Christians must make toward racial solidarity.

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Paul’s Word to Police: Protect the Weak
Paul’s Word to Police: Protect the Weak
As black Christians have long understood, the New Testament has a strong theology of law enforcement.
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Five Habits of a Missional Church
Five Habits of a Missional Church
Spiritual disciplines can become too individualistic
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The Best Way to Memorize Scripture Has Little to Do with Learning Words.
The Best Way to Memorize Scripture Has Little to Do with Learning Words.
How neuroscience can help us to be doers of the Word.
John Calvin: Justice Is a Form of Worship
John Calvin: Justice Is a Form of Worship
According to the Reformer, pursuing the good of others is a way to love God.
Christianity Is About Systemic Change
Christianity Is About Systemic Change
Why we need the one in whom all things hold together.
How Are Pastors Handling Ungathered Worship?
How Are Pastors Handling Ungathered Worship?
Six church leaders share about their adaptations, innovations, and frustrations as they respond to COVID-19.
When It Comes to Sacrifice, God Doesn’t Play Fair.
When It Comes to Sacrifice, God Doesn’t Play Fair.
Humans have a penchant for sacrifice, but it’s the Lord who makes it possible.
Marilynne Robinson’s Latest Novel Probes the Mysteries of Predestination and Grace
Marilynne Robinson’s Latest Novel Probes the Mysteries of Predestination and Grace
Jack Boughton, the wayward pastor’s son, is a central character. So is Jesus.