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June 28, 2013 | When her son was diagnosed with autism, Jenee Woodard had to give up her dream of a career as an academic scholar. Instead, she created The Text This Week, an influential trove of online resources for pastors writing sermons, Christian leaders and educators.
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June 20, 2011 | Staccato Powell has overseen stunning growth in his AME Zion church in downtown Raleigh, which he sees as part of a “new church” that stresses Christian fervor over denominational identity. But his goal, he says, is to revitalize the traditional church, not to reject it.
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March 14, 2011 | Kit Danley founded Neighborhood Ministries, a Phoenix-based holistic outreach organization serving low-income families and at-risk children, after her "phone booth" conversion.
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August 16, 2010 | Kerry Robinson, who was formed in the world of Catholic philanthropy and inspired from childhood by modern-day saints, now leads a remarkable effort to assist and strengthen the Catholic Church in the United States.
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May 3, 2010 | Laura Truax’s faith journey has included a punishing fundamentalism, a mind-opening exposure to Zen Buddhism and a Jesuit education. Now she is the senior pastor of an evangelical congregation with a mission to embrace the world.
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February 15, 2010 | Serene Jones leaves a comfortable career at Yale University to take over the presidency of Union Theological Seminary at a time of change and uncertainty.
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November 9, 2009 | High Point University is growing -- fast. A small institution in North Carolina has undergone breathtaking expansion under the leadership of its faith-driven president.
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August 31, 2009 | Kenda Creasy Dean, theologian and teacher of youth ministry, says churches must take youth ministry seriously if they want to capture the imagination of young people.
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August 17, 2009 | He transformed the Army - why not the church? A retired general brings his considerable organizational skills to helping the Catholic Church in the U.S.
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August 17, 2009 | Sarah Nazimova-Baum’s path was never straight, but her journey has become a source for much of her ministry.