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    • How do you find balance in your life between the demands of school, home, work, friends and family?  The Campus Ministry Collaborative will explore this question during its third annual retreat, to be held on the weekend of October...
    • By Anna Berger
      No one in the world knows you’re here, Atop this ridge with your rose-flushed face and the dirt smudges up and down your faintly aching legs,
      you are alone.
      But God is no one because God is the One and...
    • Climate change is both a wicked problem and a grand challenge. These are OSU Dance Professor Norah Zuniga Shaw’s words, and, as she pointed out to the Ministerium a few weeks ago, most people don’t feel personally equipped to...
    • There was still a lot to do when I woke up early that rainy gray Saturday morning in March. In just a couple of hours I was to be at Gabriel’s Place setting up for a potluck and...
    • Beginning this spring, St. John’s Franklinton will host a twelve session discussion series that takes a theo-ethical look at key economic, environmental, and social justice topics relevant to inner city neighborhoods and the global community at large. This series is intended...
    • To Hull and Back Throughout our pilgrimage people would ask where all we planned to visit during our time in England. We’d happily answer, “Oxford, London, Nottingham and Hull.” “Hull?!” the questioning response came with faces that ranged from contorted disgust to sincere...
    • I stood outside in the vacant abandoned lot at the corner of Central Ave and West Broad, where St. John’s Franklinton hosts Street Church. As worship was about to begin a congregant doubled over in pain, and had trouble...
    • The study of physics has had an indelible effect on human affairs and philosophical thinking. The 20th century was no exception as physics experienced two revolutions: Einstein’s theory of relativity and the revolution in our understanding of atoms and...
    • Several of us traveled to England in February, 2016.  While we are each reflecting in our own words what this experience meant to us and how it might be integrated back into our lives and ministry, we wanted to...
    • In February, a group of us traveled to England to explore fresh expressions of church and learn from some of the innovative leaders and pioneers of the fresh expressions movement. We set out as pilgrims. We were not simply...