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Idealism is the Nature of Youth

In the mid nineteen-eighties, a group of recent college graduates decided to challenge the negative sterotypes that society had about young people, and young people had about themselves. In an effort to relaunch a student movement based on community service, a handful of us - a motley group for...

In Memoriam: Rev. James L. Thomson

James LeRoy Thomson passed away in Louisville, CO on March 24th, 2016. He was 87. Born March 12th, 1929 in rural Aitchison County, MO, to James Gordon Thomson and Eleanor Dills Thomson. James graduated from Falls City High School in Falls City, NE before earning his Masters in Divinity from College...

In Memoriam: The Rev. Lesslie Anbari

Lesslie J. (Wagner) Anbari died March 20, 2016, at Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock, Texas. She was born March 27, 1937, in Akron, Ohio, to Margaret J. (Evans) and Frank L. Wagner. She spent her school years in Dubuque, Iowa, where she graduated from Dubuque Senior High School and was...

2016 Innovation Prize Winners and Runners Up

McCormick Theological Seminary and the Center for Innovative Ministry are pleased to announce the winning entries of the 2016 McCormick Prize for Innovation. The Annual Prize recognizes “impactful use of innovation in ministry,” and this year will award $8,000 in prizes to the winners. “The quality...