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25 Favorite Hymns of Progressive Christians from Chuck McKnight and Patheos

"I recently asked, “What Hymns Still Work for You as a Progressive Christian?” And the response was amazing! Y’all came out of the woodwork to let me know what hymns you love. (And on the whole, it seems we progressive Christians do still love our hymns!) Since I received so much feedback (roughly 750 nominations that I counted), I figured I should tally them up and share the most popular examples, with a bit of brief commentary on each." Read More

 

Here is the list of the 26 top hymns among Progressive Christians with resources, sermon helps and historical information from Hymnary.org

 

Calvin College Homecoming Set for Sept 27-30, 2018

Calvin College Homecoming Set for Sept 27-30, 2018

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Sep 27, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018

The dates for Homecoming 2018 have been set for Sept. 27–30, 2018, and I encourage alumni to return to campus to reconnect with classmates and participate in the excitement of today’s campus. The Class of 1993 will celebrate their 25-year reunion, the class of 2008 will celebrate their 10-year reunion, and as always, there will be a wide array of activities. From the always classy Maroon and Gold Gala to a soccer game followed by fireworks and an outdoor movie, everyone will be guaranteed a good time. Stay tuned for more details coming soon.

 

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South Korean Christians Pray For Reunification

South Korean Christians Pray For Reunification

"My students had many questions about the role of religion in the land of K-pop, including Christianity’s involvement in either promoting or preventing improved relations between the North and South. Even though half of all South Koreans are religiously unaffiliated, Christianity has had an outsized influence in the country.

Is Your Religious Organization Included in the US Religion Census?

Is Your Religious Organization Included in the US Religion Census?

Dates & Time: 
Jun 01, 2018 to Jan 01, 2020

Every decade the US Religion Census tries to include additional religious groups, making the US Religion Census increasingly accurate. The 236 groups that took part in 2010 are listed online. If you know of other faith groups that would like to participate and be included in this census effort, please send us the group’s contact information or contact person.

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Faith Poverty and Action

Faith Poverty and Action

David Beckmann, Simone Campbell, and Ruth W. Messinger, with Lisa Sharon Harper moderating, discuss faith, poverty, and action, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop. [Watch now].

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How Worried Should Religious People Be About The State of the World

How Worried Should Religious People Be About The State of the World

CFR President Richard N. Haass discusses top concerns in foreign policy and international relations, and how religious actors can provide solutions to these challenges, at the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop, with Juju Chang of ABC News’ Nightline moderating. Watch the video at CFR.org

 

Priest on American Ninja Warrior

Priest on American Ninja Warrior

Fr Stephen Gadberry has always kept in good shape. Being a priest in the diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas hasn’t stopped him. Recently, he competed in American Ninja Warrior with his performance airing May 30 evening. If you haven’t seen it, American Ninja Warrior is an extreme obstacle course that requires a combination of strength, speed, and flexibility.

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Sustainable Design Ideas From Faith & Leadership

"The vibrancy of an institution depends on its sustainability over time. Leaders often equate sustainability with money, and focus on short-term fundraising at the expense of long-term strategy. Designing a sustainable... read more >

Music and Leadership Training On The Way to College

Music and Leadership Training On The Way to College

A Christian program called New City Kids uses tutoring, music, leadership training and spiritual formation to help children in three cities transform their lives. It has been remarkably successful: 100 percent of its graduating seniors have gone to college.

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Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

Art and Music Helping To Survive The Worst

“How do we survive when the worst happens? What are the mechanisms?” For Joe Carter, one answer was in spirituals —...

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