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Jonathan Brooks on Ministering with the Community
The pastor of a church where love makes the difference explains why they no longer do outreach ministry.
Conversation | August 04, 2015
Worship, Beauty, Justice, and Shalom
In a recent essay on "Beauty & Justice," Nicholas Wolterstorff writes "what unites love of understanding, worship, beauty, and justice is that these are all dimensions of shalom.
Audio | February 20, 2015
If You Want Justice, Work for Beauty
Really? In the face of so much global need, the arts are a necessity?
Feature Story | February 18, 2015
Steve Prince on Visual Art and Justice
Jesus calls us to love our neighbors as ourselves. What does that mean for conversations about injustices, including racism, both in the U.S. and around the world. Steve Prince creates visual art that can help us start talking.
Conversation | December 12, 2014
Joel Carpenter on Artists as Prophets and Seers of Hope
Twenty artists from North America and South Africa created “Between the Shadow and the Light: Artists’ Prophetic Responses to South Africa Today.”
Conversation | November 19, 2014
Worship and Justice
Eric Mathis and Claudio Carvalhaes, Associate Professor of Worship and Liturgy at Lutheran Theological Seminary, discuss the relationship between worship and justice.
Video | July 29, 2014
The Challenging Work of Public Penitence and Reconciliation in Worship
How should worship, justice, and reconciliation be related not just in theory, but in practice?
Audio | February 27, 2014
Guillermo Márquez-Sterling on Youth and Unique Mission Trip
Guillermo Márquez-Sterling is associate pastor at Coral Gables United Church of Christ in Coral Gables, Florida. In this edited conversation, Márquez-Sterling talks about their MTR mission trip in June 2013.
Conversation | October 10, 2013
Green Congregations Advocate for People Affected by Environmental Problems
As creation care takes hold in a congregation’s building, worship and church life, God often nudges the church to a tipping point. Members begin advocating for those most affected by environmental problems.
Feature Story | October 10, 2013
Kristi Holmberg on Hope for Healing the Earth
Like many young adults, Kristi Holmberg is keenly aware of inheriting an earth damaged by previous generations. However, rather than despair or turn cynical, she began during college to connect with Christians who are working toward a just and sustainable future.
Conversation | June 10, 2013
The Church: Passionate for Justice and Compassion
Sixth worship service in a collection of building blocks for a series of worship services based on key themes from the Belhar Confession
Worship Service | December 12, 2012
Mark Labberton on Micah Groups and God’s Broken Heart
Mark Labberton teaches at Fuller Theological Seminary and directs its Ogilvie Institute of Preaching. He wrote The Dangerous Act of Worship: Living God’s Call to Justice and The Dangerous Act of Loving Your Neighbor. In this edited conversation, he talks about why preachers are forming and joining Micah Groups.
Conversation | July 10, 2012
The Dangerous Act of Worship: Living God's Call to Justice
Worship and justice are often seen as separate and unrelated. Nothing could be further from the truth based on the character of God and the revelation we have been given in Jesus Christ.
Reflection | Audio | Video | January 27, 2012
The Strange Silence of Songs of Justice in Contemporary Biblical Worship
The word justice is never far hidden in the vocabulary of the psalmists. Over half the psalms specifically use the word. But in worship today, particularly in the Western church, the word is suspect and politicised.
Audio | January 27, 2012
A Conversation with Mary Mikhael
This conversation explored issues of justice and peace in the Middle East, and reflected on the question: what it is like to be a Christian and a woman in the Middle East today?
Audio | April 08, 2011
We listen to the cry of the prophet Isaiah, voicing God's call to God's people regarding the true nature of worship and the inextricable bond between our relationship with God and our relationship with one another, and particularly with the most downtrodden among us.
Audio | March 18, 2011
Restorative Justice as a Way of Community Life
Restorative Justice is a biblically-based view of justice that focuses on restoring persons and communities to shalom.
Article | February 24, 2011
Restorative Justice Weekday Worship
This was designed as a short, reflective service that encourages time for prayer for issues related to restorative justice. This service specifically prays for prisoners, but it also acknowledges that all people need to seek forgiveness and work for reconciliation.
Worship Service | Article | February 24, 2011
Restorative Justice Prayer Request List
A list of people and situations to pray for.
Article | Reflection | February 24, 2011