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By Craig Bossi and Matt Foreman
In recent years, we have seen an unprecedented rise in anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, rhetoric and initiatives. In Silent No More, Craig Bossi and Matt Foreman raise questions that encourage us to reflect on how we as Christians and human beings will respond, not performatively but through positive action to support our LGBTQ+ siblings in their struggle for equity and respect.
By Bishop Deon Johnson
In the video presentation, Begin with Love, Bishop Deon Johnson calls us as followers of Christ to be visible, intentional and unequivocal in our support and love of all beloved children of God, and always to widen the circle of who is invited and included. This video is available with Spanish subtitles.
By Charis Bhagianathan
As individuals and communities, the best way we can tackle disasters is by being prepared. In this issue, hear from communities and individuals who share stories of preparation, care and hope.
By Jen Adams
CPR training is a life-skill and a gift that any of us could be called to offer at any time. In Staying Alive, Jen Adams shares how the members and staff of Grace Episcopal Church in Holland, Michigan prioritized this life-saving learning to be there for their community and each other.
By Frances “Boo” Kay
Schools in our communities require a specific and focused disaster preparedness and recovery plan to ensure the safety of all involved. In Disaster Preparedness Takes Planning, Frances “Boo” Kay shares the preparations that can be made before an event, and ways to plan for recovery as well.
By Sandra Montes
Tristemente, los desastres suceden a nuestro alrededor todo el tiempo. A veces tenemos que enfrentarlos, a veces nuestros amigos, amigas y seres queridos los enfrentan y otras veces leemos sobre los desastres que pasan en otras partes.
By Sandra Montes
What is our first response when something terrible happens? In When Disaster Strikes, Sandra Montes presents her response, grounded in her faith, and shares those of many others, also asking – what helps you in the face of disaster?
By Jim Murphy and Yvonne Lembo
This brief video covers the new option available for creating a new Charitable Gift Annuity (CGA) with a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) from a Traditional IRA.
By Ken Howard
Instead of asking if the Church has a future, Ken Howard suggests we ask, Does the Future Have a Church? In his visionary piece, he lists four conditions that will be essential for congregations who seek not merely to survive, but to thrive in the years to come.
By Scott Gunn
Cuando se nos pide que especulemos sobre cómo será la Iglesia en 2050, la respuesta prudente es: "Sólo Dios lo sabe". Pero eso no causa ninguna gracia.