Back Bay Mission is pleased to announce that applications are available for the 2015 Shari Prestemon Social Justice Internship. The Shari Prestemon Social Justice Internship provides a member of the United Church of Christ between the ages of 19 and 35 with a unique opportunity to participate in a 10-week summer program (June 8-14 August 2015) tailored to their interests.… Read more →
I didn’t think a documentary on housing could take so many turns. This is truly a must see for social justice workers, congregational leaders, clergy and all those who have hoped and tried to make the world a better place and wondered, “what went wrong”? The 21st century version of your story has been told. A reverend in a small… Read more →
If you’ve been involved with traditional Christian culture long enough, at some point you’ve heard the term “biblical.” This word is used as an adjective, a descriptor of sorts. The point of labeling something as biblical is to let you know that it’s of good Christian quality. No skim milk Christianity over here! It’s the good stuff, chock full of… Read more →
If you haven’t seen the move A Place at the Table, please find it on iTunes, netflix or hopefully at your local library. This a great documentary showing how we can fight hunger and provide access to quality affordable food. Lincoln Temple will celebrate Bread for the World Sunday October 26th during our worship service.
It is perhaps a severe understatement for me to suggest that pessimism is the mood of our time. Many people in our world brood over recent events, like the beheading of the reporter by ISIS. I have a friend who sad he was going to stop watching news on television and listening to it on the radio. He sad that… Read more →
Let’s Get It On- a review of “Sex And The Spirit:The Romance of Heaven and Earth” and How To Use This Book In Church Communities
I would like to thank Revs. Copeland and Rosenberger for writing this book. It is hard to talk about sexual intimacy, even in a society where sex sales everything. Personally, I believe sex is even used to “sale” Christianity as the collective community pushes for good looking ministers, a macho Jesus and single’s ministries that could be confused with Ok… Read more →