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A devastating storm becomes a turning point for a historic African Methodist Episcopal church

When volunteers and donors helped repair flood damage to its building, a congregation paid back the community by creating an ambitious food ministry.

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Otis Moss III: Care for the land is intimately tied to Black liberation

An urban megachurch on Chicago’s South Side is a leader in creation care, drawing upon the congregation’s history and addressing its current needs.

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November 10, 2020

Erin Raffety: Understanding congregations through digital ethnography

Using a method from anthropology, a pastor and researcher studies congregations through “deep hanging out” online.

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September 1, 2020

A church-run business incubator grows its community’s own solutions to poverty

Under the Rev. Barry Randolph, a thriving Detroit church has brought a young community together to improve their lives with their own ideas.

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