Reconciliation

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A group prays together in Ferguson, MO

People pray Aug. 15, 2014, at the site of a convenience store destroyed after Ferguson police released the name of the officer who shot Michael Brown.
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Leah Gunning Francis: Leadership lessons at the intersection of faith and justice in Ferguson

There was no single leader in Ferguson, Missouri, writes a seminary professor, activist and author of the book “Ferguson and Faith.” Instead, there were many leaders, who inspire hope for the future.

Women grocery shopping

A young mother vows to make choices -- such as shopping in a different grocery store or taking her son to a less convenient playgroup -- that might allow her to develop relationships across racial lines.
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Allison Backous Troy: What does the ministry of reconciliation look like in my own life?

A writer considers biases that shape her as a white person in America and how she can reach out to her African-American neighbors as a means of racial healing.

Man holds on to fence at the site of destroyed Quick Trip after Police Chief Thomas Jackson release of the name of the officer that shot Michael Brown.

A man in Ferguson, Missouri, holds on to a fence on August 15, 2014, at the site of a convenience store destroyed during rioting after the shooting death of Michael Brown by police.
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Dominique D. Gilliard: Reclaiming the power of lament

In an age of nonstop media that exposes us as never before to the world’s pain and brokenness, lamentation is an essential and even revolutionary act, one that the church needs desperately to reclaim, says a young pastor.

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