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Kentucky scholar warns the U.S. risks ‘losing its soul’ through hatred

The United States needs a “movement of heart and spirit” to address a moral crisis that places the country in danger of “losing its soul,” warned the leader of a seminary institute dedicated to Black ...

Separation of church and state looks different through the eyes of minorities, BJC speaker says

The First Amendment and concepts such as separation of church and state and freedom of religion seem to signal that religious diversity is strong in the United States. “Well, that’s not really true,” ...

Through 14 months of pandemic, hospital chaplains have carried others’ burdens

The emotional trauma suffered by health care workers in the battle against COVID-19 also is being felt by the chaplains who ministered to the sick and dying during the pandemic. “I think chaplains may...

Four ways to help others through grief and mourning amid social isolation

“Good Grief!” This expression made famous by Schultz’ Charlie Brown is not going away. Neither is grief. Grief is a reaction to loss, often in the death of a loved one. There are stages to grief, but ...

Through Scripture, understanding that my speech is a form of prayer

“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus” — Galatians 3:28 “Pray without ceasing.” —1 Thessalonians 5...

Mourning the end of an era at Logsdon, rummaging through my father’s books

As we rummaged through rooms of old books, I couldn’t help but mourn a bit. My dad, giving away his library. It felt the end of an era. My dad always seems at home when surrounded by books. I remember...

Accelerating Black Achievement Through a Black Teacher Pipeline

Join our second episode of ‘Building the Black Educator Pipeline’ as we kick start Women’s History Month. Throughout this month Shayna Terrell will highlight the voices of Black Women leaders within e...

Son’s legacy lives on through Kansas City ministry for children with special needs

Kids always have been integral to Stephen “Doc” Hunsley’s calling. As a pediatrician, he tended to the physical needs of a variety of children. For the past decade, though, Hunsley’s work took him in ...

How travel and food break through barriers that divide us

One hot topic — for the church and Americans — is that we as a nation continue to struggle with diversity. Increasingly, folks of all races are moving next door, entering families through marriage or ...