Faith Forum: How do I share my faith to new friends in college without forcing my beliefs on them?
August 9, 2014
Jill Jarvis, Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, and Justin Jenkins, Velocity Church, answer.
Faith Forum: What makes the outcast worth loving?
July 26, 2014
Zalman Tiechtel, Chabad Jewish Center, and Elizabeth Schultz, Oread Friends Meeting, answer.
Stripper-turned-author coming to Signs of Life
July 20, 2014
Louis Agnello, the author behind the spiritual thriller “The Devil’s Glove,” will share insight into his “PG-13-rated morality tale” at a book signing at Signs of Life this week.
Faith Forum: What is the significance of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan?
July 19, 2014
Moussa Elbayoumy, Islamic Center of Lawrence, and Nader Hakim, Muslim Students Association at Kansas University, answer.
Faith Forum: What is your opinion on people getting ordained online to perform weddings?
July 13, 2014
Robert Minor, Kansas University religious studies department, and Jeff Barclay, Christ Community Church, answer.
Faith Forum: Why should we not judge others?
July 6, 2014
Darrell Brazell, New Hope Fellowship, and John McFarland, Christ Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church, answer.
Faith Forum: What are the best biblical lessons about being a good father?
June 15, 2014
Peter A. Luckey, Plymouth Congregational Church, and Doug Heacock, Lawrence Free Methodist Church, answer.
Faith Forum: Why do you think so many young people are more comfortable now identifying as non-religious?
June 7, 2014
David Berkowitz, Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation, answers.
Faith Forum: What can faith communities do to help achieve justice in our Society?
May 25, 2014
Joanna Harader, Peace Mennonite Church, and John McDermott, Morning Star Christian Church, answer.
Faith Forum: What does a just society look like?
May 18, 2014
Matt Cox, EastLake Community Church, and Tom Brady, First United Methodist Church, answer.
Faith Forum: Is there a mandate for justice in your scriptures?
May 11, 2014
Mike Scully, Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church, and Mark Rich, Trinity Lutheran Church, answer.
Lawrence congregations move forward with social justice ministry
May 5, 2014
What could happen if Lawrence were a city for justice? That’s what Justin Jenkins, pastor at Velocity Church, asked at a recent meeting of local religious leaders who have come together to make Lawrence what they describe as a more socially just community. The group, which had its orientation in March, includes leaders from 22 local congregations who have been gathering monthly to discuss what the tentatively titled Lawrence Justice Ministry might look like. This month, several of the clergy members will be giving “City on a Hill” sermons in which they will outline to their congregations what the scriptures say about social justice. By Giles Bruce
Dialogue and Friendship Dinner celebrates social responsibility
April 29, 2014
More than 200 Lawrencians of all walks of faith celebrated multicultural tolerance and understanding at the Dialogue and Friendship Dinner Tuesday night at the Kansas Union. The event, sponsored by local interfaith education group Dialogue Institute of the Southwest, the Raindrop Foundation and scientific and spiritual thought magazine “The Fountain,” was held to promote and recognize social responsibility in the community.
Indian tacos raise money, fill bellies at church’s monthly sale
April 3, 2014
Monthly Indian taco sales have been a tradition for more than 30 years at the Lawrence Indian United Methodist Church. Not only do they help the church raise needed funds, they give locals a chance to indulge in an Indian specialty rarely found on restaurant menus. By Sara Shepherd
Faith Forum: What is the significance of Lent?
March 22, 2014
Vincent Krische, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, answers.