Category Archives: Spiritual growth

How to Use This Issue (September 2016)

Who do you think succeeds more—the givers or the takers? I just finished reading Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success by Adam Grant. The givers are usually the least successful. But do not despair; so, too, are … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days – Lost and Found

This afternoon I am working on my story about Ecumenical Advocacy Days for an upcoming response issue. I am writing about this thousand-fold, annual gathering of activists who make an ecumenical push to persuade Washington D.C. legislators on a topic … Continue reading

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Nepal Photo Essay

The March issue of response features a photo essay by Nile Sprague on our partnership with United Mission to Nepal. Nile has won a Wilbur Award for this personal photo essay from Nepal! Congrats, Nile!

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How to Use This Issue (October 2014)

But he would withdraw to deserted places and pray. Luke 5:16 This issue of response calls us to sustain God’s creation—which includes ourselves. When was the last time you allowed yourself to be awed by something you didn’t understand? When was the last time you said farewell … Continue reading

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Relishing a Raisin.

Deaconess Pat Hoerth reflects on her time, teaching and fellowship at Assembly 2014:

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