Sabbath Rest: A Theological Response to Self-Care for African American Clergy

Introduction On Saturday, March 30, 2019, the San Francisco Bay Area faith community and the community-at-large suffered a tremendous loss. At 7 pm that evening, the Very Reverend James V. Continue Reading

Campus Ministry Sustained

Today’s Class Will Meet on Zoom What the New Arms Race in Higher Education Means Believe me, before I entered the doctor of ministry program at Emory’s Candler School of Theology Continue Reading

A Matter of Life and Death: How Eulogists Inform and Influence Homegoings

  Introduction My brother Eric was the oldest of eight children.  Considered one of the smartest boys in our county, he skipped two grades in school and graduated early. Attending Continue Reading

The Dream Center Project: Faith-Based Economic and Community Development on J-Street

The Project Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee is launching the Dream Center Project, an ambitious effort to build affordable rental housing in North Nashville, while simultaneously initiating economic Continue Reading

Faith and Food Justice

Why the Peace Garden Project?   I was raised in the south in a pretty fundamentalist Baptist Church, and I have a Muslim sister. Though my beliefs are no longer Continue Reading

Faith Community Support of the Atlanta/Fulton County Pre-Arrest Diversion Initiative

Synopsis of the Project Saint Mark United Methodist Church and Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, Georgia collaborated together with the new Atlanta/Fulton County Pre-Arrest Diversion pilot program to Continue Reading