Their faith survived the journey to America, but will it continue in the next generation? Across New York City, immigrant churches are engaging young people, offering lessons for all churches in how to hand down the faith, say researchers at City Seminary of New York.
Coming from an era of deep family ties and mutual obligations of care, the writer’s Aunt Marge and Mother Curry could have told the Synod on the Family the cure for an epidemic of loneliness among us: we are to bear one another’s burdens.
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.
The best conversations about race happen among people who have something in common besides simply an interest in talking about it, says the executive director of the Colorado Council of Churches. He offers tips for black and white congregations to engage and strengthen their bonds.
By attending to God through ongoing formation, practice and discernment, leaders can effectively navigate a world in which decisions must be made without complete information, writes a managing director at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
You don’t expect to find a social psychologist among Divinity School faculty, but new faculty member Christena Cleveland says she’s feels right at home at Duke’s school.