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December 14, 2021

Our bold “yes” this Advent

Rather than viewing this season as awaiting a return to the past, we can embrace it as an invitation to transformation and action, writes the director of the Thriving Congregations Coordination Program at Duke Divinity.

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Welcoming 2022 at Watch Night service

The traditions of Watch Night — hymn lining, testifying and praying — are a reminder that life is often a struggle but we draw strength from one another, writes church historian Quinton Dixie.

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My church is a beautiful waste of money

By the metrics of business management and capitalism, the work of churches and pastors is redundant.

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“Voices for Vocational Accompaniment: Leading, Mentoring, and Learning From the Next Generation”

In this excerpt from a new book by the Forum for Theological Exploration, a mentor reflects on the urgency of young people discovering their prophetic vocation in and after the pandemic.

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