The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan greets young man in Chicago while leading the F.O.I. into the community [Editor’s note: The following text is excerpted from a message delivered by the Honorable Louis Farrakhan at The Final Call Administration Building in Chicago, Ill. on Sept. 30, 1992. The speech was the first message delivered by Minister Farrakhan at The Final Call since the re-acquisition of The National Center, headquarters of the Nation of Islam.] I would like to speak tonight on the subject of the attack on Black youth, especially the attack on young Black men. Why is there an apparent conspiracy to destroy Black youth? What is so different about our youth that they could become the object of a conspiracy from the highest levels of power? Why have they become a generation…
8 Tips for Making Your Meals Missional
It’s difficult to conceive of mission without meals. Following the pattern of Jesus, shared meals can be an occasion for disciple making.
2019 Electing Convention (Morning Segment)
This stream of the 2019 Electing Convention of The Episcopal Church in Vermont has been split into morning and afternoon segments in order to comply with You...
42 Community Church
Before we dive in, I’d like to start the same way Sarah Bessey started in her book, “Jesus Feminist”, by relaxing our fists and resting in…
Why We Left: Our Church refuses to recognize scientific facts about our intersex daughter
"We must all continue to recognize that there are things we need to learn. We must question and learn in order to truly love one another."
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
Niwano: Reflections on Living Together in Diversity
Voyager 1, a space probe launched by NASA 39 years ago in 1977, left our solar system in 2012 and entered interstellar space. As an artificial object, it has traveled the farthest and has been updating the record in human history. Voyager 1 completed its mission to explore the planets Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus, and as it left the solar system, it sent back 64 photographs. In them, we see the Earth photographed from a distance of 6.5 billion kilometers.
The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On
The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On In a recent interview with the Argentine publication Viva, Pope Francis issued a list of 10 tips to be a happier person, based on his own life experiences The Pope encouraged people to be more positive and generous, to turn off the TV and find healthier forms of leisure, and even to stop trying to convert people to one’s own religion. But his number one piece of advice came in the form of a somewhat cliche Italian phrase that means, “move forward and let others do the same.” It’s basically the Italian equivalent of, “live and let live.” You can check out the full list below. The Pope gives a thumbs up to an…
What Is It That Leads People Into the Catholic Church?
What factors lead to someone becoming Catholic? Fr. Michael Cummins discusses the conversion of his parents, who were led into the Church not by one single experience, but through what Bl. John Henry Newman called “the illative sense,” a capacity to draw together many converging experiences.
10 Ways to Teach Kids to Sit in Church
Want to take your kids to church with you? Find out how to learn to go to "big church." Worship, learn, and serve together. Kids can love going to church.