February 8, 2022

A faith-based design lab teaches churches how to help their communities flourish

By Emily Starbuck Gerson

  When Jess Lowry was hired eight years ago as family minister at Sunset Ridge Church of Christ in San Antonio, Texas, she faced some...

January 7, 2020

Ministry on death and dying teaches people how to plan for the end of life

By Phillip Martin

  “It seems to me that one ought to rejoice in the fact of death -- ought to decide, indeed, to earn one’s death by...

September 17, 2019

A justice network equips participants to live simply, give generously

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald

  In the early 2000s, Kristen Filipic had become well-established as an attorney in Boston, earning more money than ever before. But she’d started to...

March 22, 2016

A Minneapolis congregation finds new life through the ancient practice of keeping Sabbath

By Jeff Strickler

  When the Rev. Kara Root came to Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church in 2008, the congregation wasn't exactly desperate. "They were already past desperate," Root...