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  • One on One with John Starke on Having a Deeper Prayer Life
    One on One with John Starke on Having a Deeper Prayer Life
    We need a deep, hidden life for a fruitful, public life.
  • The Debate Beneath Our Debates on the Pandemic and the Protests
    The Debate Beneath Our Debates on the Pandemic and the Protests
    Our divided responses to national challenges reflect deep divisions on what it means to be human.
  • Sponsor Content PostAmerica’s Spiritual Pandemic
    America’s Spiritual Pandemic
    Assess the needs of your community and congregation.
  • The Long Obedience of Racial Justice
    The Long Obedience of Racial Justice
    To bear the image of God is a declaration of dignity that challenges power.
  • One on One with Jerry Root on 'The Neglected C.S. Lewis'
    One on One with Jerry Root on 'The Neglected C.S. Lewis'
    What readers of Lewis tend to neglect, are in fact the very books Lewis thought were his best and most important.
  • Why ‘Ditch the Deli Meat’ and Other Prohibitions Miss the Point of Pregnancy
    Why ‘Ditch the Deli Meat’ and Other Prohibitions Miss the Point of Pregnancy
    Childbearing is too often defined by restrictions against vice instead of invitations to virtue.
  • Time for a New Normal
    Time for a New Normal
    Returning to normal after such a historic moment would be nothing short of missing one of the greatest opportunities of our lifetime.
  • ‘Mother to Son’ Amplifies the Voices of Black Mothers
    ‘Mother to Son’ Amplifies the Voices of Black Mothers
    Jasmine Holmes spotlights the realities black families face.
  • What the Ministerial Exception Will Mean for Religious Employers
    What the Ministerial Exception Will Mean for Religious Employers
    For Christians who despaired over recent Supreme Court rulings, the Our Lady of Guadalupe decision has a lot to offer.
  • Churches, Coronavirus, and The New York Times
    Churches, Coronavirus, and The New York Times
    Describing churches as a "major source of coronavirus cases" is odd, since that's not even the case their own article makes.
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    Judea, Suburbia, to the Ends of the Earth
    Judea, Suburbia, to the Ends of the Earth
    Suburban America is a strategic mission field.
    Environment and the Poor
    Environment and the Poor
    The poor are the first to suffer from environmental degradation
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    Episode 60: Jesus Wasn’t a Christian
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    Juneteenth Was an Answer to Centuries of Prayer
    Juneteenth Was an Answer to Centuries of Prayer
    African Americans asked the Lord for liberation for years. They still do.
    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.
    Our Advocacy Should Reflect God’s Beauty
    Our Advocacy Should Reflect God’s Beauty
    In the midst of trying to do the right thing, it’s easy to forget to do it in the right way.
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    Where Two or More Are Gathered, the First Amendment Should Protect Them
    Where Two or More Are Gathered, the First Amendment Should Protect Them
    Why voluntary organizations deserve the same rights to speech, religion, and assembly as individuals.