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Dying Well

For many people, death is a frightening prospect. The exploration of this spiritual practice teaches about facing death in ourselves and others while embracing both lament and hope. In doing... read more >

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Healing as a Christian Practice

Healing practices are daily signs of divine mercy. These acts may be as simple as sharing a pot of chicken soup, as complex as the performance of delicate surgery or... read more >

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Practicing Forgiveness

Almost all of us yearn for resolution to conflicts, but, even if we understand that forgiveness is the right response, at times we don't want it. The goal of this... read more >

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The Practice of Shaping Healthy Communities

In order for our lives to flourish, we must decide how we assemble together. The questions of how we divide life's basic goods and how we will record our history... read more >

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The Spiritual Practice of Discernment

What does God want us to do? What decisions make us cry out for guidance? Discernment is the intentional practice by which a community or an individual can learn to... read more >

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Testimony as a Christian Practice

This spiritual practice is a deeply shared experience between witnesses who testify to the truth and others who receive and evaluate that testimony. It is a necessary discipline for congregational... read more >

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The Practice of Keeping Sabbath

Do you need a break, but doubt you have time for it? What about those who don't have sufficient work to sustain themselves? The practice of keeping Sabbath helps us... read more >

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Self-Discipline as a Spiritual Practice

It takes effort and plenty of persistence to lead faithful lives these days. Learning when to say yes and when to say no is a challenging practice. We all have... read more >

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The Spiritual Practice of Household Economics

Good economic practice — positive ways of transacting business as well as managing our private homes — informs the well-being of each household and by extension the whole planet. At... read more >

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Practicing Hospitality

How do we overcome our fear and hesitation in order to welcome and shelter a stranger? The Christian practice of hospitality is the practice of providing a space of welcome... read more >

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Volunteer Shortage Affects Church Food Programs

Joe and Judy Nesbit spent Tuesday afternoon taking stock of hundreds of food items filling the shelves of the Seventh-...

Lilly Gives $10 million for Duke's Lilly Library Renovation

"Our [Lilly] family's commitment to restore and expand Duke's library that bears the Lilly name comes from our hearts...

Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation

The Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. announced the project Wednesday as one of nearly $49 million in grants for...

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