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A Call to Action

A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power Jimmy Carter Simon & Schuster, 2014 224 pages Jimmy Carter left the presidency before I was born, so my images of him tend to emerge from history books: pictures of long […]

The Selma Effect

By Marcus Antoine Simmons “People who innovated, created, and who love despite pressures and tortures unimaginable. They are in our bloodstream, pumping our hearts every second. They’ve prepared you. You are already prepared.” Amelia Boynton Robinson speaks these words over […]

School of (Solid) Rock

School of (Solid) Rock How I gave up my college plans to become a discipleship guinea pig - and loved it Story by Evelyn Jorgensen, Photography by Sarah Swanson                                                          June/July 2015 When I was a junior in high school, I [...]

Around the Block

Around the Block by Sarah Swanson June 18, 2015 My home is located in a rougher part of town. It is an under-resourced community with a long history of neglect. Many people would not choose to live here. Some may [...]

Reclaiming Grace

In his latest work, the journalist who wrote the book on grace wonders what happened to the church's most defining quality. An Interview with Phillip Yancey By Doug Bixby May 2015 “Why does the church stir up such negative feelings?” It’s [...]