A Church on Every Corner: The History of Protestant Christianity in One Neighborhood

by: JoAnne Morse  Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, is small neighborhood with a long history. By the 1860’s there were (at least) 4 Protestant churches less than...

Lessons From Our Past: A Conversation with John Harris on the History of the...

In honor of Black History Month and with the Absalom Jones Symposium and Festal Eucharist coming up on February 16, I invited valued elder and...

Growing relationships

On the evening of December 11, in a suburb of Columbus, a miracle took place. On this night, just under 170 people, some regular...

The two-edged sword of religion: How shall we use it?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, religion is “the belief and worship of a superhuman, controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.” We...

Wisdom Enters: A take on the 13th Amendment punishment flaw

My earliest memory of Dr. Who, the British science-fiction television program, is at my grandmother’s house. One afternoon, as I was going through the...

Why a Learning Journey? Your stories mattered.

As we set out to design the foundation for this first year of bringing Becoming Beloved Community to life in our diocese, we began...

“So… I leaned into my discomfort”

by Kate Haralson; Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Cincinnati, OH   If you’ve never heard of the Cincinnati Black Theater Company and Black Nativity before, you’re...

Christmases Past: Tales from a White Mom

by: JoAnn Morse; Church of the Advent, Cincinnati, OH In our house, Santa was Black. So were some angels, shepherds and wise individuals. The wise...