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October 8, 2013 | What does it mean to wear religious dress? A British legal scholar talks about clothing, the law, architecture, religion and the nature of truth.
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October 4, 2013 | Sometimes our defaults are inadequate, and it’s up to a leader to nudge a community toward a new set of choices.
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October 2, 2013 | One of the first faculties to suffer when a pastor stumbles into the valley of shadows is the capacity for theological reflection, says a Christian leader who has struggled with depression.
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September 23, 2013 | Our ability to perceive the world around us is limited. A pastor argues that having blind spots is not sin, but failing to adjust for them is.
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September 23, 2013 | Comforting his tearful son gives a pastor an insight into the nature of vocation. At its heart, it is about being present for a congregation, he says.
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September 23, 2013 | A retired Baptist pastor whose ministry has revolved around social justice says doing grows out of being. Long-term social justice ministry cannot be sustained without a consistent spiritual practice.
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September 23, 2013 | An Episcopal congregation’s decision to move and rebuild a historic church represents a commitment to cherish the past while making it new, to be rooted in tradition but not bound by it, says its founding vicar.
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September 23, 2013 | Revelation's peculiar city reminds us that however fleeting institutions might be, they are important, serving God's cosmic vision for reconciliation. A young aspiring Christian leader finds hope for institutions in an unexpected place.
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September 20, 2013 | How is Christian leadership unique? What are the new challenges for Christian leaders in a complex and busy world? From the Faith & Leadership archives, here are resources to help.
Reflection
September 9, 2013 | To use Jesus’ language in the Gospel of Matthew, we all have logs in our eyes. While we can’t remove all the biases that cloud our judgment, we can remove their influence by being aware of them.