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Speaking Up, with Kathy Khang

Kathy Khang reflects on Asian American experiences of silencing, on what it means to be heard and belong, and on anti-Asian racism during the pandemic.

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Panel | Pastoring in the Movement

Shep Crawford, Sonja Dawson, Michael Fisher, and Najuma Smith-Pollard discuss the most pressing needs in their communities and the ways in which God is calling the church to work, to lead, and to serve.

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H. B. Charles Jr. on the Ministry of the Word

In a conversation with Dwight Radcliff, H. B. Charles Jr. discusses the role of the pastor and of the church to faithfully engage and reach the world, with kingdom values and allegiance to Christ.

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Editor’s Note: Both/And

Jerome Blanco, FULLER magazine editor in chief, introduces FULLER magazine #22, the “Both/And” issue.

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President’s Note: Looking at Both/And

Mark Labberton, Clifford L. Penner Presidential Chair, considers the ways both/and living is an important part of the Christian life.

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Introduction: Both/And

Brad Strawn, Fuller’s chief of spiritual formation and integration, introduces this issue’s theme of “both/and,” which resists the polarizing “either/or” mentality of today and seeks to find a better way.

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The Paradox of Both/And

Brad Strawn, Fuller’s chief of spiritual formation and integration, explains how developing our capacity for ambivalence and ambiguity can help us resist unnecessary and harmful polarization.

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Accountability and Grace, Justice and Mercy

Alexis Abernethy, Fuller’s chief academic officer, considers how the redemptive work of Christ—which we are meant to be part of—involves both accountability and grace.

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The Kingdom of God Is Big Enough for Both Collectivists and Individualists

Euiwan Cho, associate professor of Christian spirituality and ministry, explores the gifts and weaknesses of collectivist and individualist communities—as well as how each can learn from one another.

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Pastoring Through the Pandemic, with Alumni Pastors

With both grief and hope, four Fuller alumni share about their experiences of pastoring churches through the harsh years of the pandemic.

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Accountability and Grace, Justice and Mercy

Alexis Abernethy, Fuller’s chief academic officer, considers how the redemptive work of Christ—which we are meant to be part of—involves both accountability and grace.

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Celebrating Kinship

With his heart for the stories of others and the story of Scripture, Mark Fields seeks to break down barriers and cultivate the connections that exist among all of us

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A Transformative Word

Jin Cho reflects on the holistic, social, and communal dimensions of preaching and the liturgy—and on what it means for the church to both shape and be shaped by the community outside its walls.

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Alexis Abernethy on Pain and Lament

In a conversation moderated by Amos Yong, Warren Brown and Brad Strawn discuss the dynamics of extended cognition in embodied religious experiences, practices, and communities

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Making Our Home in a Virtual World

Kevin Doi, Fuller Seminary chaplain, reflects on the possibilities and the limits of spiritual formation and community in online spaces.

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From Self-Care to Community Care: Insights from Two Decades of Co-Teaching to Inform the Future

Cynthia Eriksson, professor of psychology, and Jude Tiersma Watson, senior associate professor of urban mission, share lessons on community, collaboration, and formation, drawn from decades of co-teaching.

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Leading with Friendship

In pastoring Beloved Everybody, a church for people with and without disabilities, Bethany McKinney Fox finds value in starting from a place of mutual learning and friendship

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The Church in the City, with Larry Coulter

Larry Coulter shares about how churches and local organizations can come together to lovingly serve their cities, and how this essential collaborative work can be forged across differences.

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A Little Shop in the Mountains

When Michelle Hake moved from Los Angeles to the San Bernardino Mountains, she opened a “modern general store” and found her place in a unique community

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Between Baptism and Belonging: Living with an Identity Hidden in Christ

Erin Dufault-Hunter, associate professor of Christian ethics, draws lessons from third culture kids about finding Christian belonging and resisting tribalism.

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Benediction: Worlds Behind the Screen

Joy Thompson, director of communications and senior writer, reflects on the unique ways she’s witnessed community and connection through remote work.