Tagged: community

The Role of Community

There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community. ~ M. Scott Peck

The Secret of Courage, Community, and Change

By Reesheda Graham-Washington and Shawn Casselberry The sunlight on Robben Island is exceedingly bright as it reflects off limestone. A thirty-minute ferry ride from Cape Town, South Africa, on the mainland, Robben Island is...

I’m Going With Crazy

5 radical ways the church can provide real community for the sexual and gender minorities in their midst By Tim Timmerman   I am finding myself weary of the in-between space I feel I...

I Don’t Belong

A celibate gay Christian speaks of the pain that lies on both sides of the church’s closet door By Gregory Coles The evangelical church is a strange place to be a sexual minority. There...

Adoption as a Sign of Shalom

By Kelley Nikondeha As parents of children once orphaned by disease and poverty, my husband Claude and I are familiar with the kind of injustice that creates vulnerable children. Our commitment to shalom for...

Costly Embrace

Inclusion is only the beginning of Christian community. By Nate Collins “Everything has a price, son. Just because you don’t have to pay for something yourself doesn’t mean that it’s free.” I’ve had numerous...