Greetings From the Editor
March 1, 2017 – 9:19 pm | No Comment

by Jin Hee Han

In our current issue, our authors underscore that a hope-filled vision of peace dots the pages of the Old and New Testaments and the history of the church. The believing communities have dreamed a dream of accord from early church people and medieval women and men to the immigrants in the modern metropolitan municipalities. With bountiful insights, our authors shield us from decadent despair and challenge us to build a new world actively.

As if it is our daily bread, we hear a common greeting that strikes up the yearning for peace. We hold dear the Hebrew greeting of shalom and the Arabic ’as-salam ‘alaykum that always finds its echo with wa-‘alaykum ’as-salam. We pray these prayers of peace bear their fruit every day, everywhere, and very soon.

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Words, the Word, and the People of the Book
October 28, 2007 – 7:21 pm | Comments Off on Words, the Word, and the People of the Book
Words, the Word, and the People of the Book

by J. Martin Bailey

Regardless of who performs the ministries of caring and sensitivity, the Word is still becoming flesh and the work of Christ continues.

What if Apostle Paul Needed the Gospels?
October 28, 2007 – 7:20 pm | Comments Off on What if Apostle Paul Needed the Gospels?
What if Apostle Paul Needed the Gospels?

by Jeffrey A. Mackey

Without the Gospels we have road maps but no destination.

The Power of Words
October 28, 2007 – 6:38 pm | Comments Off on The Power of Words
The Power of Words

by Margaret Dorgan

Transforming action is accomplished through the awesome power of human utterance.

Serving the Word: Preaching as Sacrament
October 28, 2007 – 3:57 pm | Comments Off on Serving the Word: Preaching as Sacrament
Serving the Word: Preaching as Sacrament

by Martin B. Copenhaver

When preaching is not a form of good advice, but rather proclaims this good news, it has the ability to nurture a congregation in ways that cannot be fully measured.

You and I Have a Journey to Make
July 12, 2007 – 11:54 am | Comments Off on You and I Have a Journey to Make
You and I Have a Journey to Make

by Margaret Dorgan

Why did God create you and me? What is being asked of me in the here and now? Of you? God had a purpose in assigning a certain number of years to our existence. “The Lord called me from the womb, from the body of my mother God named my name,” says Isaiah. I apply the prophet’s words to myself.