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Congregational leaders are currently wrestling with a question that no one alive has ever had to face: When the pandemic is finally behind us, will church attenders come back to church?  There are good reasons for believing that the New Normal will not look exactly like the Old Normal.  Long before America was driven indoors by social distancing, mask-wearing, and… Read more »


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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have the power to vote someone out of your community? Once, long ago, there was a city where that happened on a regular basis.  About four centuries before Christ, the citizens of Athens annually scheduled four open-air Assembly meetings where they could debate, discuss, and vote on matters of interest… Read more »