External Articles

Peace on the Land

Peace on the Land by Steve Sprecher This article gives examples of what the Bible says about some of the environmental issues which impact the world today. Biblical passages are used to show that we are to be stewards of the Earth and "we are not to exploit and waste... read more»

Posted on April 30, 2013

Sex and the Church Series

A series of articles that address critical aspects of human sexuality. Provides theological, educational, scientific and sociological sustenance along with specific questions for dialogue and discernment. Related Articles Series to address sexuality, theology 3 voices... read more»

Sex and the Church

A series of articles that address critical aspects of human sexuality.

Posted on February 25, 2013

Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life

Racial microaggressions are brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults toward people of color. This article provides... read more»

Posted on January 10, 2013

Journey to Becoming an Immigrant Welcoming Congregation

The response by congregations in serving the daily needs of immigrant communities continues to be necessary. While these services are essential they will not bring about needed legislative reform to fix the badly broken immigration system. [...] Our goal with this journey to become an immigrant welcoming congregation is to equip... read more»

Posted on December 07, 2012

The Limits of Charity- Companion Guide Included

Dr. David Hilfiker, the medical doctor who founded Joseph's House in 1990, a home for formerly homeless men with AIDS, discusses the risks of practicing charity at the expense of justice. “Hidden in every act of compassion toward the poor is the danger that it will perpetuate the underlying... read more»