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Alabama minister launches candidacy for U.S. Congress

For Rev. Tabitha Isner, a congressional campaign is a logical next step in her ministry. “So much of a representative’s job is really about pastoral care – actively listening to constituents and validating the underlying anxieties and fears that motivate them. At a time when so many in society are feeling unheard, we need representatives […]

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Posted on November 13, 2017
Filed under: People
U.S. denominations send letter about arms to Congress

May 5, 2016 Dear Honorable Members of Congress, As people of faith, we are deeply grieved by the violence, displacement, and abrogation of human rights playing out in the Middle East today. We believe the role of U.S. military assistance and arms trade is a major factor in fueling a downward spiral of militarization, dehumanization, […]

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Ministries support slave-free supply lines

About five years ago, Disciple Women identified human trafficking as an issue of concern and focus for ministry. The majority of individuals enslaved are laborers such as factory workers or farm workers. Christian Church Foundation has joined Disciple Women in calling attention to the issue with a letter to legislators in support of the bipartisan […]

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Posted on December 1, 2015
Filed under: General, General Ministries