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When criticism gets in God's way

By Emily Holladay

This post was originally featured on Call and Response, a blog sponsored by Duke Divinity’s Faith & Leadership program. Two years after I wrote this post, I find myself searching for ways to extend learning and mentoring relationships so that there is a place for the young, energetic minister and the wise, seasoned minister (maybe even from different churches!) to share together in the learning process. 646 more words

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Preachers: Thou Shalt Not Steal

By Joe LaGuardia

In the movie, The Words, actor Bradley Cooper plays a struggling writer named Rory Jansen.  Like so many amateur authors, Rory is unable to get published, much less noticed. 628 more words

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The Magic of Baptism

By Emily Holladay

“Can I just put my toe in real quick?” the girls squeaked as we waited behind the baptistry for the service to begin. 695 more words

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