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    Northeastern Seminary Women’s Retreat Reflection: Part 2

    Jun 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM

    I’ve had the privilege of attending ten of the eleven Northeastern Seminary women’s retreats at the Abbey of the Genesee. Each year, I experience the deep peace of the Abbey grounds, nestled in the...

    Northeastern Seminary Women’s Retreat Reflection: Part 1

    May 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

    “Do you tell the truth?” That was the theme the Northeastern Seminary Women’s Retreat with Marlena Graves this April at the Bethany House at the Abbey of the Genesee. The sun was shining, the air...

    Shalom Challenged—A Path Forward

    Feb 25, 2016 12:00:00 PM

    Part Three

    We live in a society where a disproportionate number of African Americans are impacted by high unemployment, poor health, violence, and low graduation rates.[1]  Their interest in, and...

    Shalom Challenged—A Head-on View

    Feb 18, 2016 12:00:00 PM

    Part Two

    The struggles for economic opportunity of black congregations were once led by the black church through marches, voter registration drives to elect public officials who are sensitive to the...

    Shalom Challenged—What Happened to the Redemptive Struggle?

    Feb 11, 2016 12:00:00 PM

    Part One

    We live in a society where a disproportionate number of African Americans are impacted by high unemployment, poor health, violence, and low graduation rates.[1]  Their interest in, and...

    Mary’s Expectation

    Dec 24, 2015 11:00:00 AM

     

    I miss my mother –

    standing close to her

    to light the Sabbath candles,

    the smell of her warm challah bread

    mingled with the scents

    of her freshly bathed body next to mine

    as we pray together and...

    A Voice Crying

    Dec 23, 2015 3:55:22 PM

    As it is written in the book of Isaiah, the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. Luke 3:4

    I have lived in Brooklyn for the past 20 years. One...

    It’s Time for a Messiah

    Dec 21, 2015 11:00:00 AM

    In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar—when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias...

    Welcome to Wonder

    Dec 14, 2015 12:03:00 PM

    Every Advent season, I carefully reflect on the nature of God’s coming among us. It’s a time of remembering, of reviewing the surprising ways that God has broken into our world and into our...

    For Righteousness in Our Neighborhoods

    Dec 4, 2015 12:00:00 PM

    People and organizations seem to be particularly generous this time of year. Donations of coats, toys, and food roll in intended to spread holiday cheer. People seem to think that the plight of the...

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