Tag: ministry

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    “There’s something happening inside of the hearts and minds of people that has brought us all together,” says Rev. John Dee Jeffries of the First Baptist Church in Chalmette, Louisiana.
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    August 27, 2010 | Comments

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    “I’m doing the best I can to live out my faith as I understand it,” says Episcopal priest and Vanderbilt University chaplain Becca Stevens. “Love is the most powerful force for social change.” More

    August 13, 2010 | Comments

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    “What binds us together and what binds God to us is food,” says Father Leo Patalinghug, a Roman Catholic priest who has his own cooking show. More

    July 30, 2010 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview with Father Leo and watch him talk about his television cook-off with celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay. More

    July 30, 2010 | Comments

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    The vocation of healing is a central theme in the acclaimed novel “Cutting for Stone” by Abraham Verghese, who writes that doctors “must believe that ministering to others will heal our woundedness. And it can. But it can also deepen the wound.” More

    July 16, 2010 | Comments

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    “Patients require that one-on-one encounter, the Samaritan function of being a physician,” says writer and Stanford Medical School professor Abraham Verghese. “I’m convinced that when the physician examines the patient, this is an incredibly important ritual.” More

    July 16, 2010 | Comments

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    Tom and Kitty Stoner started the TKF Foundation in Annapolis, Maryland, to create green sanctuaries that would “offer a temporary place of sanctuary, encourage reflection, provide solace, and engender peace.” We visited some of the foundation’s faith-based partners in Baltimore to talk to them about how sacred places serve their communities. More

    June 10, 2010 | Comments

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    As national elections approach in the fragile African country of Sudan, one church’s commitment to its education, agriculture, water, and micro-enterprise projects there remains steadfast. More

    April 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Trinity Place is a shelter program for LGBT street youth operated by Pastor Heidi Neumark and Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan. More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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    Local church leaders in Haiti and the Dominican Republic are waging a joint campaign to make sure aid gets to where it needs to go. More

    February 5, 2010 | Comments

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