Category: Christian Living

#MeToo Church

By Shauna Hyde, PhD In my years of ministry as pastor and counselor, I have worked with people who have been abused, victimized, and traumatized in unspeakable ways.  It is heart-breaking and I often find it difficult to understand how one human being can justify treating another human being badly in order to meet their […]

Educate!

Energion Publications uses three words for our mission: Educate, Energize, and Empower. What do we mean by these words? Are they just buzzwords? When I wrote our current mission statement, my grammar checker informed me that I should reword the statement because it used too many buzzwords. These included the three keywords: Educate! Energize! Empower! […]

Relink: Christ Has Died

I want to link to a post from 2014, which has a message worth repeating: Christ Has Died. Here’s a short note from William Powell Tuck’s book The Church Under the Cross: To remove the cross from Christianity is to destroy the Christian message. The cross is at the center of our message about Christ. […]

Reimagine YOUR Community

Have you ever sat quietly and looked around your neighborhood? Have you ever drove to church on Sabbath and looked around the surrounding area, wondering what others were doing at the same time? Have you ever “reimagined” your community? I’m watching a grandmother with tears in her eyes as a young man carries two boxes […]

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