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Ways to Find Peace, Paix, Vrede, Paz, and Kiyeengi

The New Testament encourages us to live in peace with our neighbors and with everyone. The Bible has been translated into many languages. Here are four verses in a few of the world's 7000 plus languages.

Romans 12:18 (NIV) If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 

https://www.bible.com/bible/936/GAL.5.22

1 Thessalonians 5:13 (NIV) Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other.

Jude 1:2 (NIV) Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.

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Dimensions of Public Christianity

Dimensions of Public Christianity

While this recognition reveals the scale of the task of evangelizing the church about the impact of the good news beyond houses of worship, it also occurs to me that there is an opportunity to refine the message about the holistic discipleship central to faith and work.  [Read More at Fuller Studio].

Fuller Studio Insights into Relition Lilly Foundation Grants

Lutherans elect two African-American women bishops

Lutherans elect two African-American women bishops

A synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America made history Saturday (May 5) by electing the denomination’s first female African-American bishop.  One day later, a synod 900 miles away elected the second. [Read more at Religion News].

Engaging with "The Other" Talk at Auburn

Engaging with "The Other" Talk at Auburn

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May 16, 2018

What are the trials and opportunities of engaging with "The Other"? How does it change you, your narrative and your standing in your own community? These are the questions Wajahat Ali has tackled as a journalist, lawyer and playwright.

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Tips on Finding Stillness

Tips on Finding Stillness

We live in a world where stillness is a dwindling resource. Where do we go to find stillness?

More and more of our personal, private space is filled with sound, much less our public space. Our lives are filled with increasing numbers of people, each of whom is entitled to express their own opinions. We live lives immersed in all these expressions. [Read More].

Professional and Academic Master's Student Rising While Divinity Students are Decreasing

Professional and Academic Master's Student Rising While Divinity Students are Decreasing

"An interesting enrollment trend has been happening across ATS schools in the last two decades, and it has been changing the landscape of theological education in North America. The number of students enrolled in professional master’s degrees and academic master’s degrees (collectively, “MAs” or “MA students”) has been increasing while the number of students enrolled in the Master of Divinity (MDiv) has been declining." [Read More].

What Do Congressional Chaplains Do?

What Do Congressional Chaplains Do?

"The American tradition of legislative prayer dates to 1774, when Jacob Duché, the rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, was recruited to offer prayers before the First Continental Congress.

After the Constitution was ratified, the U.S. Senate selected an Episcopal bishop from New York, Samuel Proovost, as its chaplain in April 1789.

Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha Nebraska

Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha Nebraska

Three Abrahamic congregations in Omaha, Nebraska, have created the Tri-Faith Initiative, building separate houses of worship and a shared community center to promote peace and understanding among communities of different faiths. [Read Article].

Wise Stewards Initiative Seminar

Wise Stewards Initiative Seminar

A three-year initiative to help theological schools improve and employ their governance systems to effect significant change, rather than preserve the status quo.

Who can participate: Teams from accredited theological schools, whether freestanding seminaries or divinity schools that are embedded in colleges or universities. Up to 10 institutions per year will be invited to participate.

What’s the cost: Thanks to significant support from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust, there’s no cost to participating schools.

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