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The need for hope, community building

9.23. 2019 Posted By: Byron Pellecer 356 Times read

After several days of meetings, I just wanted to go home and rest. It was late at night when I landed at Dallas-Fort Worth airport, and I contacted Uber services. Several minutes later, the driver arrived at the pickup area. I kind of expected another typical experience: Get in, greet each other, engage in a […]

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September recipe: Orange cilantro grilled chicken skewers

9.23. 2019 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds 107 Times read

We love the flavor of grilled food. When we moved to Haiti, we missed our decade-old baby Weber grill so much that we ended up bringing it with us to Haiti. We debated admitting this embarrassing dependence, recognizing the ridiculousness of bringing our grill to Haiti. But wow, do we love to grill. Local oranges […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.20. 2019 Posted By: Ben Tapper 141 Times read

Here are five things worth paying attention to this month. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week. 1. Good White Racist will soon be a staple in racial equity work. This is an investment you definitely want to make. 2. Ever wonder how the United States became so segregated […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.13. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo 190 Times read

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.  1. Untouchable This is required watching for anyone who’s ever questioned the #MeToo movement. While difficult to watch, Untouchable serves as a career biography and an […]

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Six practices for safer Sunday school

9.9. 2019 Posted By: Anna Groff 866 Times read

In addition to ordering Sunday school curriculum and buying supplies for classrooms, take a few moments to consider steps to ensure safety for the Sunday school students at your church this fall. Equipping teachers with the information and tools they need ahead of time can go a long way in supporting a healthy environment for […]

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November 2019 Call for Submissions: Journeys with church

9.9. 2019 Posted By: The Mennonite 305 Times read

The Mennonite, Inc., invites your original submissions for our November 2019 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Journeys with church. Description of the theme: While we recognize that “church” comes in many forms and means different things to different people, we ask, Why do we gather together with others who seek to […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.6. 2019 Posted By: Jennie Wintermote 187 Times read

Recently I’ve been thinking about slowing down. At the beginning of the school year, as many find new rhythms, new programs start at church and we start thinking ahead to the busy fall holidays, I’m struck by a desire to slow down. Here are a few things I’ve been paying attention to. 1. Going green: […]

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