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  • Michael Showalter, Director of The Eyes of Tammy Faye

    We’ve all seen those hilarious Joel Osteen memes. You and I both know that our eyes rolled when we saw yet another book from Pat Robertson.  Yet another bewildering tweet from Franklin Graham has caused your blood to boil. And I have scratched my […]

  • I can’t take it anymore

    By Michelle Norman Each Tuesday, we gather our special authorization forms that enable us to travel the 10 minutes to the neighboring town to work at the food bank of the local Baptist Church. Without the authorization forms, we would not be […]

  • How to Have an Enemy: A Conversation with Rev. Melissa Florer-Bixler

    By Chris West  I recently had the chance to sit down (virtually) with Melissa Florer-Bixler to discuss her new book How to Have an Enemy: Righteous Anger & The Work of Peace.  Florer-Bixler is the pastor of a Mennonite congregation in Raleigh, […]

  • Burning rubber and breaking ground

    by Grayson Hester Rev. Dr. Libby Grammer never really cared for sports. And, despite living in Martinsville, Virginia, known primarily for its racetrack, she especially didn’t care much for NASCAR. That is, until she became the first woman ever […]

  • Chaplain Paul Byrd Awarded the Carl Hart Award

    by Caleb Mynatt With a nearly 30-year career as a chaplain under his belt, Paul Byrd can’t imagine his life being any different. But before his career began as a resident in a Clinical Pastoral Education program, Byrd had never really considered […]