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Talking the Walk

How often do you talk to people- friends, neighbors, your communities, strangers- about your faith? When was the last time you told someone the story of your faith?

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Moments of Transformation

  by Jennifer Ochstein   When people ask about my conversion testimony, I cringe. My motivations for becoming a Christian were suspect. I wasn’t filled

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the Objective God

Again and again we find ourselves as subjects addressing God as an object, a separate being – one whom we seek, appeal to, and praise. We ask this divine being to respond, to have mercy, to grant, to forgive, to act, just as we would ask another person to do the same. “We” speak to a God who is not “us,” but something else, whether we think of God as the one in whom we live and move and have our being, or as something impossibly far away. In other words, we think dualistically.

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Speaking to the Soul: Conversion

When was a time you experienced conversion of way of life, or a significant change, and it took you a while to accept your “new name?” Who entered your life to help you navigate it?

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An Order of Conversion

In the Magazine this month we’re exploring story-telling and the ways we craft the narratives of our lives. In this piece, Julia Powers aligns the unfolding story of the liturgy with her own story of accidentally discovering grace.

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