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Priscilla Pope-Levison traveled to the Manchester Wesley Research Centre in England for her summer vacation. This 1892 edition of Tongues of Fire was among the journals she studied to gain insight into Britain’s Wesleyan/Holiness movement. Photo courtesy Geordan Hammond

She spent vacation in Wesleyan archives

A scholar went to England and happily immersed herself in documents illuminating role of women in Wesleyan/Holiness movement. Read More

Ripples in the water. Public domain photo.

Ripples of Mercy

"Nineteen years after her death, Mother Teresa is still creating ripples of love across our world because of the purity of her mercy for the poorest of the poor." Read More

The unconditional love of a dog helps us understand the nature of God. Photo courtesy of Barbara Bailey Hutchison.

What dogs can teach us about God’s love

Singer Barbara Bailey Hutchison writes about one song that captures the spiritual side of being a pet owner. Read More

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The Gospel According to The Emmys: A Good Apology

An award-winning actress took advantage of an opportunity to apologize -- and showed us an example of a good apology. Read More

North Carolina Bishop Paul L. Leeland calls for residents to become partners and peacemakers after a deadly police shooting recently in Charlotte, NC. Photo by the Rev. Anita Mays.

North Carolina bishop calls for “partners and peacemakers”

"It is my prayer we might behave in such a way as to embrace Jesus’ teaching 'Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.’” Read More

More than 450 students and faculty from a Nashville, TN high school gathered in the backyard of their beloved professor to worship with him and support his battle against cancer. Photo courtesy of Christ Presbyterian Academy.

Some of life’s best lessons are learned outside the classroom

Hundreds share worship at home of teacher battling cancer. "I felt that I was not alone," said Bob Ellis, who passed away September 16. Read More