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SOCIAL JUSTICE LEADERSHIP: TRANSFIGURING THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (Part 8)

“Let justice run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.” ~ Amos 5:24 Pitcairn is a South Pacific island that was made famous by a group of mutineers that landed on its volcanic shores in the late 18th

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“AMERICA . . . WE HAVE A PROBLEM!”: DEALING WITH HOMELESSNESS

“There are 552,830 people experiencing homelessness on any given night in America.  Thirty-three percent (33%) are families with children. Forty-eight percent (48%) are unable to work.” ~ The National Alliance to End Homelessness (2018) The nineteenth year of the 21st

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ACQUIRE THE FIRE! TRANSFIGURING THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (Part 7)

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” ~ William Butler Yeats The sole survivor of a storm-battered shipwreck prayed feverishly for rescue from the prison of his uninhabited South Pacific Island. After days

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THE VOICE OF THE ARGONAUT: LENTEN MEDITATIONS FOR CHRISTIAN LEADERS

“Some people say Casablanca or Citizen Kane. I say Jason and the Argonauts is the greatest film ever made.”  ~ Tom Hanks On Saturday, February 23rd, a preacher named Mindar gave an historic speech on the Heart Sutra, a key

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UNFREEZING THE PANTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION: DEALING WITH THE VORTEX OF ADMINISTRATIVE ACEDIA

“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt The polar vortex is a large upper-level zone of cold air that hovers over the northern artic region of the globe during the

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PHILANTHRO-PAIDEIA: TEACHING ALTRUISM TO YOUTH

“There is a lad here, with five barley loaves, and two small fishes. But what are they among so many?” ~ John 6:9  Who will be the next generation of philanthropists? Where will they come from?  Will they emerge on

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THE DETOX TOOLBOX: THE 19th PSALM FOR THE 19th YEAR OF THE 21st CENTURY

“The culture of an organization is like a river. It can be fluid, strong and consistent, serving as a lubricant while guiding its members in the right direction. In contrast, a river can become stale and toxic, silently killing those

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