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Living In and Stepping Out of Privilege, Part 2

I wrote last week’s discussion concerning privilege and racial reconciliation with no idea of the events of Wednesday, June 17 at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. We mourn with our brothers and sisters who lost their friends and family … more »

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Living In and Stepping Out of Privilege, Part 1

“Justice is our worship in action.”  These are the words of Mark Reddy, Executive Producer of The Justice Conference, and I am only beginning to learn what they mean. Many have gone before me and I want to learn, so … more »

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A Father’s Prayer

This is a re-post of the original, posted on September 16, 2014 by Laura Merzig Fabrycky. Thanks to a friend of mine who resides in the Middle East, I recently learned about an amazing prayer written by the late Right … more »

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Designing Visual Grammar: An Interview with Nathan Klose

This is a re-post of the original interview, posted on July 3, 2014 by Adam Joyce Missio interviewed Nathan Klose about his work designing spaces as the Creative Director of Books-A-Million / 2nd & Charles. Adam Joyce: What makes a good … more »

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Architecture as Peacemaking

Every summer, the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) brings together practitioners from around the world interested in augmenting their training in peace and conflict transformation. This year, a new course was offered on architecture and … more »

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What’s Wrong with “Do What You Love”?

  We’ve said it for so long to graduating college seniors it’s become almost gospel. Do what you love. Do what you’re passionate about. Don’t settle for just a job. Follow your dreams. But is this wisdom or just hot … more »

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On Toronto’s Sidewalks: A Spirituality of Place and the Built Environment

This is a re-post of the original interview, posted on April 16, 2013 by Laura Merzig Fabrycky Born in Finland and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Heikki Walden is a residential real estate agent in Toronto who blogs at City Positive, where … more »

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When “Is” is not “Ought”

We are, in the words of David Dark, artisans of the possible – hopeful for what could and should be in the world.[1] We’re uncomfortable with the status quo and understand the responsibility of cultural renewal. Sounds nice, but how … more »

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Easter Vocation: I Have Seen the Lord

What do you do when your dreams die? The very dreams that have been shaped by your glimpses of God and of life abundant, the dreams that have given meaning and purpose to your identity—what do you do then? And … more »

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Faith, Art, and Vocation: An Interview with Nate Risdon

Editor’s Note: The Washington Institute had the opportunity to ask Nate Risdon, Associate Director of the Brehm Center at Fuller Theological Seminary, a few questions about faith, art, and vocation. Adam Joyce: What is your current read on the faith … more »

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