When I tell my friends and family that I participate in spiritual direction, I am most often met with a blank look, followed by a “What?” As with many things of faith, it can sometimes be hard to find adequate…
How I met my mother: Learning to say goodbye before you’ve said hello
Roy and Delyte Cantwell of Independence, Mo., both at the age of 32, in early 1956 began the arduous process of adopting a child since they were not able to have a child in the usual way. On Feb. 28,…
In Chicago, an unlikely pastor learns love requires proximity
Jonathan Brooks moved his family into their new address in the dead of night. He didn’t want his neighbors in the tough Englewood section of Chicago to see the computers or televisions or nice furniture his family owned. He told…
25 years later, grace and forgiveness still rise from rubble of the Oklahoma City bombing
Author Jeanne Bishop explores the unlikely but redemptive relationship between two Christians – one the father of Timothy McVeigh, the perpetrator of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing; the other the father of Julie Welch, one of the 168 persons killed in the blast.
Can the land provide redemption for descendants of slavery?
“We don’t have anything against food chains, but if God gives us access to soil, to a healthy body and to seeds, why then do I see myself in a food desert? I see myself in an oasis.”
Being black in the United States is decidedly bad for your health
“Health is literally something you buy and it’s bought with time and money”
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Video: Richard Joyner discusses Conetoe’s pathway to health
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