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  • Writing "Catherine's Mercy"
    November 6, 2023

    Writing "Catherine's Mercy"

    Nicole Evelina, author of Catherine's Mercy, takes you behind the scenes of writing Chalice Stories' first novel, her writing process, where fact ends and fiction begins, what inspires her, and more.  This is your first book that intertwines a character and...

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  • In praise of stories
    October 18, 2023

    In praise of stories

    Do you remember the first time a story captured your imagination? Did Harry Potter and the stories of Hogwarts transport you to a magical world where good and evil squared off in a life-or death battle? Did Luke Skywalker make...

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  • "You will always know that God called you."
    June 15, 2023

    "You will always know that God called you."

    The Southern Baptist Convention, America's largest Protestant denomination,  this week doubled down on its stance against women ministers. Their short-sighted loss will be somebody else's gain. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), which has ordained women for decades, is the denominational home...

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  • Happy Pride Month!
    June 1, 2023

    Happy Pride Month!

    As LGBTQIA+ inclusion continues to make inroads in American culture, skirmishes still flare up, especially as June approaches. June is Pride Month, the annual opportunity for the LGBTQIA+ communities and their allies to recognize the community and its successes, as...

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  • Chalice, denomination address anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation
    May 8, 2023

    Chalice, denomination address anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation

    Pastoral letter from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) addressing the unjust rise of anti-LGBTQIA legislation in the United States May 8, 2023  General Minister and President Rev. Teresa “Terri” Hord Owens with Rev. LaMarco Cable, President of Division of...

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  • Talking to Kids about Gun Violence
    March 28, 2023

    Talking to Kids about Gun Violence

    By the Rev. Allison Sandlin Liles An excerpt from When Kids Ask Hard Questions: Faith-filled Responses for Tough Topics, edited by Bromleigh McCleneghan and Karen Ware Jackson (Chalice Press, 2019) “Mommy, will bad guys come to my school?” This was the question that...

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