The head of a Dallas coffeehouse/church urges the church to reclaim its role as an agent of social change, joining with social entrepreneurs to give new life to the world.
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Elizabeth Caraballo and Father Robert Meyer on the Hoboken waterfront, across the Hudson River from Manhattan. Photo courtesy of Seton Hall University School of Law
Drawing on the unique gifts of church members and the vision of its lawyer-priest, a Catholic parish in the waterfront city of Hoboken launches a legal clinic to help residents in need.
The Rev. Melanie B. Mullen laughs as she and other Richmond downtowners engage in a session of "pub theology." Photo by Dean Hoffmeyer
The downtown missioner program at a historic Richmond, Virginia, church nudges members out into the community to practice the art of neighboring, asking, What do you need that we could provide?
Evangelicalism is bigger than many realize, containing a variety of beliefs and resources for reconciling Christianity with the 21st century. A UNC history professor offers a different way to define evangelicals.
Though it receives little attention in the West, access to mental health care is one of the most critical health issues in Africa, says a Kenyan psychiatrist.
Every day but Sunday, people come to Mission Arlington for assistance, both physical and spiritual. Photo courtesy of Mission Arlington
Tillie Burgin never envisioned creating a multimillion-dollar social services nonprofit when, 27 years ago, she started a Bible class in a low-rent apartment complex in Arlington, Texas.
The Korean Peninsula is a divided land, long torn by hostility and enmity. But Christianity is a life-giving religion that can help write a new history even there, says the noted Korean-American church leader.
Missionaries have often tried to recreate their version of church abroad. But for Christianity to flourish in another land, it must adapt in its own way, says a scholar on Christianity in China.