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Micky Jones

Dear TransFORM family, Advent is a time when sentimentality and spiritualization reigns. But, in more ancient forms of Christianity, Advent was more a season of penitence, not unlike Lent. Today, that call for repentance includes a call for justice. This Advent will unfold against the ongoing protests in Ferguson, the results of the Ferguson grand […]

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Steve K.

To continue the new arc we embarked upon last year at the 2014 gathering, Transform Network is partnering with Wesley Theological Seminary to offer a weekend of diving deep into urban ministry. How do we partner with our urban neighbors in equitable and mutually liberating ways? How do education, advocacy, service and activism affect life […]

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Steve K.

In the Spring of 2010, Transform Network held its first gathering — hosted by Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. We were graced by amazing keynote speakers Kathy Escobar (who has a new book out this month!), Peter Rollins, Anthony Smith, and Brian McLaren. As I reflect on the evolving mission and purpose of Transform, […]

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Holly Roach

It takes a high level of organized coordination to pull off mobilizations like we just saw in NYC for climate justice. It also takes training and movement building to achieve peace among 300,000 people in the streets. What I hope people realize is that the People’s Climate March and Occupy are all expressions of intentional […]

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Holly Roach

We have have been grief-stricken and overwhelmed with the display of systemic racism at work in the violent police response following the murder of Michael Brown. Our prayers go out to all our friends with children of color who have to somehow explain this terrible event to them. Teenagers of color are most impacted by […]