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Ministry on the Alaskan Frontier
Curtis Ivanoff talks leadership and reconciliation in America’s most diverse census tract.
Ministry on the Alaskan Frontier. Curtis Ivanoff talks leadership and reconciliation in America's most diverse census tract. In Alaska we have a lot of reconciliation work to do.
Discomfort Clarified My Calling
Tense conversations about race led Riana Shaw Robinson to become a bridge-builder.
But on a broader level, Robinson finds herself a bridge-builder in the multi-ethnic church, particularly when it comes to conversations of racial healing, justice, and reconciliation.
No More Frenemies in Ministry
Rather than see other women leaders as competition, we can serve as advocates and allies for one another.
The interview itself was pretty TV ordinary: tears, hugs, and a runway walk-off where the supermodels imitated one another's walks. A reconciliation made in TV heaven.
On the Road to Racial Reconciliation
Valuing reconciliation is not the same as actively engaging in it.
On the Road to Racial Reconciliation. Valuing reconciliation is not the same as actively engaging in it. Understanding this is the crucial first step in the Reconciliation Roadmap.
Rise Above the Double Standard
Women leaders are forced to find an impossible golden mean between too much and not enough.
Take over the hospitality ministry, but don't ask men to bake. Lead a group devoted to racial reconciliation, but don't ask to have a leading voice in the church.
CT Pastors’ Hidden Gems of 2017
In case you missed them, here are 10 of our editors’ favorite articles from the past year.
By Abram Kielsmeier-Jones. Ministry on the Alaskan Frontier. Curtis Ivanoff talks leadership and reconciliation in America's most diverse census tract. Interview by Amy Simpson.
AJ Sherrill: Sacred Ordinariness
The ministry of reconciliation is not just for the elite.
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Poured Out for the Church
Releasing the desire to be right, even when you’ve been wronged
Poured Out for the Church. Releasing the desire to be right, even when you've been wronged. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. Image: Lightstock. 0; tweet; email; print.
Young Mom Turned Evangelist
Aimee Semple McPherson encourages us to be creative, compassionate, and courageous.
of a woman minister.” First as a traveling evangelist and later in her culturally diverse church, the Angelus Temple in California, Aimee emphasized the gospel of reconciliation and love
Worship in a Dynamic and Diverse Culture
An interview with Nikki Lerner, Worship Director at Bridgeway Community Church
She continues to consult for The BridgeLeader Network by helping organizations navigate racial reconciliation and matters of diversity in addition to speaking on issues concerning
The Multi-Cultural Conundrum
Even multiracial congregations tend to have white cultural values. Can we continue to cultivate truer diversity in the body of Christ?
Many of us see multiracial churches as a place where racial reconciliation and understanding can fl ourish, but does racial understanding and reconciliation automatically happen in a
Face to Face with the Man Who Killed My Son
“God forgave me. Who am I not to forgive?”
I did not know how to respond. There's no ministry playbook for this. I asked God, How should I approach Nelson and plan their reconciliation meeting?
Find Your Prophetic Voice
First steps you can take to learn to speak out against injustice
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How a Small Congregation Fed 145,000 People
God is using 124 people from this historic congregation to support a big ministry.
How a Small Congregation Fed 145,000 People. God is using 124 people from this historic congregation to support a big ministry. Amy Simpson. 0; tweet;
Confessions of a Former ‘It’ Church Pastor
We were the hottest church in our area. Then everything imploded.
The engineers took it as a rejection. Over the next year, each of those households pulled away from the church. When I reached out for reconciliation, I received little or no response.
Uniting a Violence-Plagued City in Prayer
Neither death threats nor tepid response discouraged two pastors from praying over every murder site in their city for years.
With their newly-named Prayer Coalition for Reconciliation, they took their stand at 24 murder sites in 1995 and then 26 in 1996 and 20 in 1997, and so on. The Lonely Stand.