The music therapist’s Presidents Day quiz stirs something in the nursing home residents, something they recall, and the answers come pouring forth, like responses to a Bible drill.
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A Presbyterian pastor writes that he had to face the distance between the person he knows he’s called to be and who he is.
Dave Young Kim's mural in Oakland, which is based the life of Yu Gwan Sun, a Korean folk hero and relative of the artist. At 17, she led a demonstration in 1919 for Korean Independence against the Japanese occupation. Her parents were killed by Japanese police during the demonstration, and she later died in prison.
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The Oakland painter, muralist and community activist talks about blending his vocation as a Christian and an artist.
Nate Stucky, director of the Farminary, checks a rain gauge at the farm owned by Princeton Theological Seminary.
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Students at Princeton Theological Seminary engage in physical and intellectual labor at the Farminary, where they learn about the interconnectedness of life and death.
The director of Duke Youth Academy wonders: Does Lent matter to my work? Is there a place for the practices of lament, grief and repentance in my daily tasks?
The fiery prophet John the Baptist offers both company and challenge for a pastor transitioning from seminary into settled parish life.
The church should be at the vanguard of a much-needed revolution in caretaking and the raising of children, says a young mother of four. We own the groundwork, the history and the theology of care.
A mentor taught Jena Lee Nardella that hope is not passive wishing -- It’s an active exercise.
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‘Once you come to know the world -- truly come to know the world and all its doubt and darkness -- can you love it still?’ That’s the question the co-founder of the nonprofit Blood:Water addresses in her new memoir.
ThinkHouse fellows David LiCause, Allison Fairbank, Rebecca Holmes and Kyle Sheats work together during a class.
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Starting a business can be lonely. But a new residential program creates a space where a blend of education, mentoring and collaboration supports folks engaged in new ventures.