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Got Religion?

by Naomi Schaefer Riley Templeton Press, 2014 Reviewed by Kimberly Zayak The transitions that occur in young adulthood arguably make for one of the most challenging seasons in life. Young people graduate from college...

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Generous Spaciousness: Wendy Gritter

Interview by Josh MacIvor-Andersen New Direction of Canada exists to nurture “safe and spacious places for those outside the heterosexual mainstream to explore and grow in faith in Jesus Christ.” The ministry began in...

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Living Out of Wholeness: Michael John Cusick

Interview by Chris Johnson Michael John Cusick is an ordained minister, spiritual director, and professional counselor. He is the founder and president of Restoring the Soul, a ministry to provide soul care for Christian...

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Let the Conversation Begin: Steven Siler

Interview by Chris Johnson Steve Siler founded Music for the Soul on the basis of two passionately held beliefs—that Jesus is a compassionate and loving healer and that music has the power to speak healing straight...

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Coloring Inside the Lines

An art teacher on discovering beauty through the things that constrain us by Matt Appling When God formed the universe, he set limits on the sea to separate it from the land. he set...

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“Family Is Most Important”

Helping prisoners and their loved ones stay connected Well over 2 million people are housed in our nation’s correctional system today. Although 2012 saw some of the highest rates of release, the recidivism rate...

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When Your Church Leaves You

by John Backman Few insights are more disorienting than the sense that your church is leaving you. I’ve had this sense recently, and it has led my thinking to some unexpected places. Conservative Episcopalians...