The Advent devotional is designed to introduce or reconnect you with some spiritual ancestors who will give you a hug of encouragement or a nudge out of complacency. They know something about how to get ready for new life. I hope the can help you on the way.
If any Chalice Press book can be described as a labor of love, Jennifer Bailey’s To My Beloveds: Letters on Faith, Race, Loss, and Radical Hope fits the bill, at every beautiful turn.
Books often evolve as they’re being written, in minor and major ways. To My Beloveds evolved in tragic and beautiful ways as Bailey’s life did what lives do, winding through sadness and loss and grief and anger and love and joy and hope.
“If we say that we are a pro-reconciliation, anti-racism church, we must choose every day to be who we say we are. That means not only standing up, but speaking up and acting in solidarity without fear.” —Terri Hord Owens,...
How much has changed in the last five years? We all know the last 18 months have been a crash course in forced change as we’ve locked down through the pandemic. It’s easy to list many changes we’ve experienced, and there are other changes we won’t know about for a long, long time.
One story, though, changed many of us and mobilized courage we didn’t know we had.
By Rev. Sara Nave Fisher Excerpted from When Kids Ask Hard Questions, Volume 2: More Faith-Filled Responses for Tough Topics (Coming soon from Chalice Press) I have a vivid memory of sitting on the carpeted floor of my sister’s basement...
At the Tokyo Olympic Games, the world witnessed Simone Biles, one of the greatest athletes of all time, defend not the gold medal but her own mental health. Simone is breaking the silence about mental illness and mental health, and she’s doing it while in the global spotlight. This deserves a gold medal.