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Phil Haslanger is a United Church of Christ minister.

Churches face call to serve the schools

Nicole Baker Fulgham knows what it is like to grow up in poverty. She knows what it is like to teach children in poverty....

7 Questions for Thursday: Rev. Kerri Parker

Rev. Kerri Parker is the executive director of the Wisconsin Council of Churches, a community of 19 Christian denominations that covenant to engage in...

Thanksgiving 2017

Grateful first of all for family, friends, community, a place to live, food to eat. Those are the people and things closest to me. But grateful...

Paul Kusuda: A voice against injustice

In this week of gratitude, I’d like to take a moment to remember someone to whom I am grateful, someone I had the chance...

Generosity from behind bars

It’s always a bit unnerving to walk into a state prison. There are the security checks, the storage of keys and wallets and cell...

Church members help kids on trail to success

The Trail to Success program will be having a fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. at Charlie’s on Main in Oregon to...

“Intimacy” brings sacred depth to inspirational music

It’s an album title that has Biblical imagery but that may catch people off guard if they think of it in more romantic terms. Pastor...

Shooting Stars: Letter to Black Boys from Cedric Dale Hoard

At the Urban Cabaret on Friday evening put on by the Urban League of Greater Madison, Cedric Dale Hoard performed this powerful spoken word....

90 minutes to make a difference

Sometimes congregations engage in highly-visible activities to serve the community around them. Other times, there are a series of less-visible actions that help propel...

God, science, truth – a civil discussion

It was hardly the first time there has been a lively discussion of the relationship between belief in God and the lessons of science...