Too Many Positive Coincidences: How a Church Reaches At-Risk Teens

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by The Rev. Pam Brokaw Dreaming of a bright future can be more difficult in an economically depressed community – especially for its young people. However, for the city of Winlock, one church has found a way to plant seeds of hope that are truly taking root. In this rural community in southwestern Washington, many [Read More...]

Confessions of an Ex-Postmodernist

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by Todd A. Comer “Why Am I an Ex-Postmodernist? Perhaps because—even though ‘we’ postmodernists are well aware of this problem—somehow hospitality had become romanticized for me. Or, perhaps, postmodernism was never for me anything but the product of white, male privilege?” I began my graduate studies at Michigan State University in 1998, and it wasn’t long [Read More...]

6 Ways to Reach Millennials: The Future of Progressive Christianity

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by Glenn Zuber The recent May 12th Pew poll (“America’s Changing Religious Landscape”) added a new wrinkle to the familiar debate over why established, traditional U.S. churches aren’t attracting younger generations like they used to in the 1950s. It turns out that Millennials more than Baby Boomers and Gen Xers don’t trust institutions of any kind and so they [Read More...]


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