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We have ALL aborted: Counseling from a Perspective of Grace

Care Net Blog – www.care-net.org Vernicia T. Eure January 25, 2016   “Why isn’t she getting it? Abortion is not the best solution for her or her baby,” I wondered as I sat across from my client.  I’m tired of abortion!   What if one of the biggest hindrances in the counseling room is our… Read More We have ALL aborted: Counseling from a Perspective of Grace

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VIDEO: Care Net Launches “Making Life Disciples”

Equipping Churches to Minister to Women and Men Considering Abortion WATCH THE VIDEO! This article originally appeared on www.care-net.org http://www.care-net.org/churches-blog/care-net-launches-making-life-disciples-helping-churches-minister-to-people-considering-abortion Last fall, Care Net and Life Way Research released groundbreaking research abortion and the church. It found that women go silently from the church to abortion clinics. More than 4 in 10 women who have had an abortion were churchgoers… Read More VIDEO: Care Net Launches “Making Life Disciples”

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Tearing Down Inequality with the Strength of Our Differences

Commentary Kimberly N. Alleyne Publisher and Editor, The Harvest Magazine       Tweet: Religious and moral leaders, theologians, and laypeople from all faiths must not be remiss in their collective duty to stir a sea change. Several anniversaries have greeted the first half of 2015: the 50th anniversary of the marches from Selma to… Read More Tearing Down Inequality with the Strength of Our Differences

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Subjective approach to religion breeds interfaith understanding

Religious ideas are often expressed in philosophic language. Thus much of classical Jewish, Christian and Muslim theology can best be understood in the context of the teachings of the ancient Greeks, particularly Plato and Aristotle, and their interpreters through the ages. In the last couple of centuries, German thinkers like Immanuel Kant have helped exponents… Read More Subjective approach to religion breeds interfaith understanding

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He Maketh Me to Lie Down In Green Pastures: The Church and Domestic Abuse

Kimberly N. Alleyne The Harvest Magazine, Publisher and Editor   One out of the four women who reads this article has been abused or assaulted by a spouse or significant other in their lifetime, or she will be according to the centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every nine seconds a woman is beaten or assaulted — that… Read More He Maketh Me to Lie Down In Green Pastures: The Church and Domestic Abuse

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Why African-Americans Are Less Likely to Get the Flu Vaccine and How the Church Can Help

Kimberly N. Alleyne Instances of U.S. influenza (flu) activity have reached the epidemic threshold for the 2014-15 flu season according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015). Annually there are 15 to 61 million cases of influenza are in the United States; each year 36,000 U.S. deaths are caused by flu. The CDC… Read More Why African-Americans Are Less Likely to Get the Flu Vaccine and How the Church Can Help