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September 8, 2014 | Dietrich Bonhoeffer's “Eight Theses on Youth Work in the Church”
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September 4, 2014 | A pastor who is a trained pianist discovered that he did not have to choose between jazz and Jesus -- and that the spiritual power of the creative, improvisational art form can be a tool to help his congregation experience God.
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August 22, 2014 | When immigrant families poured into the US seeking asylum, a small Christian nonprofit in Laredo, Texas, had to decide: Stay focused on its core mission or revamp everything in order to meet the humanitarian needs on its doorstep?
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August 11, 2014 | Seven years ago, one Seattle church sacrificed itself to another for the benefit of future generations in a remarkable story of trust, generosity and grace. In the accompanying Q&A, the Rev. Eugene Cho talks about the details of the merger and how his congregation, Quest Church, incorporated the traditions and gifts of an older church.
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August 11, 2014 | Naomi Schaefer Riley, author of “Got Religion? How Churches, Mosques and Synagogues Can Bring Young People Back,” offers suggestions for Christian leaders seeking to attract and retain young adults.
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July 28, 2014 | Notre Dame Vision youth academy has 1,400 teenage participants but what really sets it apart are the undergraduates who serve as 'mentors in faith' -- role models of a life of faith in progress.
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July 11, 2014 | Diallo and Jameel Smith have used their entrepreneurial talent in Detroit to both plant Awakenings Movement -- a nondenominational church -- and open a table tennis social club called Drive.
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June 25, 2014 | The Nashville Food Project tackles hunger as a symptom of poverty, with a multifaceted approach that includes gardens, food trucks, community partners and a sense of respect for people in need.
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June 16, 2014 | Charlotte/One is a ministry in North Carolina’s largest city that brings together 20- and 30-year-olds with the intention of losing them -- to local churches.
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June 2, 2014 | Part of a growing movement to find new ways of doing and being church, Luther's Table in Renton, Washington, is a venue that defies description, a cafe/bar/nightclub/hub that just happens to be a church.