Jesse James DeConto is a writer and musician in Durham, North Carolina. He is author of the spiritual memoir This Littler Light: Some Thoughts on NOT Changing the World.
The homebrew movement goes to church
In local churches, brewing clubs have formed for fun and fellowship. They’re also extending a deep tradition of hospitality to non-Christians.
A new kind of church
Christians have long found spiritual meaning in running. But the church has held this sort of personal experience at arm's length—until recently.
A curb on panhandling
A new law in Durham makes standing in the highway median illegal. One night in March, six pastors broke the law by panhandling there.
Crossing religious boundaries
Faith House wants people to engage other faiths—not by focusing on commonalities but by entering into a sacred space on its own terms.
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