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From the President 12-11-2016

Irish writer and novelist, Colum McCann, writes: “I don’t know a poem that consistently brings a tear to my eye, but I can always count…

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A Word or Two from the Disciples Home Missions Board of Directors In his President’s Report to the Board of Directors of Disciples Home Missions in…

From the President 11-27-2016

I want to share with you some wise words from Yale University for the second time this month. Yale’s President, Peter Salovey, spoke these words…

From the President 11-13-2016

Disciples Home Missions in partnership with the Christian Church Capital Area and the Disciples Center for Public Witness created some years ago the position of…

From the President 10-23-2016

Bertrand Russell’s essay, “Why I am Not a Christian,” was written a little over 89 years ago, March 6, 1927 to be exact. It has…

From the President 10-9-2016

The testimony of the scripture is that God intervenes in history to save us when we cannot do it for ourselves. Look at the parade…

Disciples Presence at Standing Rock

As this post is being released, a group of Disciples have made plans to travel to Standing Rock and visibly represent the Christian Church (Disciples of…

From the President 9-25-2016

One quite never knows about the effectiveness of this task we call preaching, seemingly an archaic mode of discourse in this contemporary world. Surfing the…

From the President 9-11-2016

This past week I read a brief article entitled, “A 21st Century Plea for Empathy.” The words of the article are just as important as…

From the President 8-28-2016

Author Calvin Miller coined the parable of “Christian Deconstruction” some years ago. Listen to what he says: Christian Deconstruction When Henrietta Marietta was only barely…

From the President 8-14-2016

Back on March 30, 1986, a little over 30 years ago, Dr. William Sloane Coffin delivered an Easter Sermon to the good folk at Riverside…